Publishers Sue Internet Archive Over Scanning of Books

In March, the Internet Archive announced it had established a “National Emergency Library" in response to the coronavirus outbreak that had shut down most of the country's schools and libraries.

  • Published 1 June 2020

[template id="245201"] NEW YORK (AP) — Four of the country's biggest publishers have sued a digital library for copyright infringement, alleging that the Internet Archive has illegally offered more than a million scanned works to the public, including such favorites as Toni Morrison's “Song of Solomon,” Malcolm Gladwell's “Blink” and Cormac McCarthy's “The Road." “Without any license or any payment to authors or publishers, Internet Archive scans print books, uploads these illegally scanned books to… Read at AP News