According to a new report from The Chronicle of Higher Education, the U.S. DOJ will not be filing a comment with a friend of the court brief in the Georgia State University copyright case.
The U.S. Department of Justice has decided not to file an amicus curiae brief in a high-profile copyright case involving Georgia State University and several publishers.
The case in question, Cambridge U. Press et al. v. Mark P. Becker et al., was brought against the university by Cambridge, Oxford University Press, and SAGE Publishers, accusing Georgia State of committing widespread copyright violations by making some of the publishers’ content available on e-reserves without licensing it.
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The plaintiffs in the case are appealing the decision.
Coverage of the Decision and Appeal From Meredith Schwartz at Library Journal: