Archive for August 26th, 2010

Has the U.S. Caved on Secondary Liability in ACTA?

Following the ninth round of ACTA negotiations in Lucerne, Switzerland in July, it became apparent (after the updated ACTA leaked) that the U.S. had caved on some of its demands to include DMCA-like anti-circumvention language in ACTA.  The ACTA provisions still go further than the WIPO Internet treaties by mandating […]

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August 26, 2010 8 comments News

Estimating the Economic Impact of Google Book Search

A new article forthcoming in the prestigious Journal of the Copyright Society of the USA attempts to estimate the economic impact of Google Book Search on the publishing industry.  The study finds no evidence of negative impact and some evidence of a positive impact.

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