Book publishers, Internet Archive ask court to decide ebook-lending fight

Book publishers, Internet Archive ask court to decide ebook-lending fight

Summary Law firms Related documents Internet Archive said its library program is protected from copyright claims Publishers say program is a front for mass infringement (Reuters) – A group of major book publishers and the Internet Archive both asked a Manhattan federal court Thursday to rule in their favor ahead of trial in a copyright … Read more

U.S. tech industry frets about handing data to states prosecuting abortion

U.S. tech industry frets about handing data to states prosecuting abortion

PALO ALTO, Calif., June 24 (Reuters) – The technology industry is bracing for the uncomfortable possibility of having to hand over pregnancy-related data to law enforcement, in the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision on Friday to overturn the Roe v. Wade precedent that for decades guaranteed a woman’s constitutional right to an abortion. … Read more

EXCLUSIVE Google paying more than 300 EU publishers for news, more to come

EXCLUSIVE Google paying more than 300 EU publishers for news, more to come

BRUSSELS, May 11 (Reuters) – Alphabet (GOOGL.O) unit Google has signed deals to pay more than 300 publishers in Germany, France and four other EU countries for their news and will roll out a tool to make it easier for others to sign up too, the company told Reuters. The move to be announced publicly … Read more