October 21, 2021

Public Domain Books: Open Book Alliance Works to Pry Open Google’s Closed Books

From an Open Book Alliance Blog Post: Everyone knows Google has scanned tens of millions of books, including over 3 million books in the public domain, and that it got most of these books from many different libraries, public and private. What most don’t know is that Google forces those libraries to use technology to […]

"Google Book Privacy Still A Concern Post GBS"

From an Open Book Alliance Blog Post: The Center for Democracy and Technology recently noted (and quite rightly, we might add), that although that Judge Chin rejected the flawed Google Books Settlement, there are still many outstanding concerns – reader privacy being an important one. As CDT writes, Google “is moving right along with its […]