Google wins copyright suit thanks to Google Books’ public benefit

The ruling could allow Google to further its hold on the online search market even

Google Books lives on, says to a Nov. 14 U.S. district court ruling, and it has the service’s public benefit to thank.

A federal judge ruled in favor of Google in an eight-year old class action suit bought by numerous authors who felt that Google violated their copyright through its Google Books service. Google Books has provided digital copies of over 20 million books since the company began the service in 2004.

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Zach Warren

Zach Warren is Assistant Editor of InsideCounsel magazine, where he oversees online content submissions and administers InsideCounsel's enewsletters. Zach specializes in new media and multimedia...

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