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Even More Questions About the Google Book Settlement

February 21st, 2010 · No Comments · Publishing, Web 2.0/Social Media

I don’t think I’ve blogged about it before, but I’ve had serious concerns for years about Google’s placement of access to content far above creators’ rights and copyright, have followed the Authors Guild/National Writers Union court case and settlement, and ended up after some internal debate choosing to remove my own works from the settlement terms. I see the potential for abuse all over this, but a new article opened my eyes up to even more ways it’s troublesome.

Rather than repeat them here, I’ll give you the link: http://techcrunch.com/2010/02/16/gary-reback-why-the-technology-sector-should-care-about-google-books/


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