Google Book Case Appellate Decision

I’ll take a short break from solving global warming and go back to the Author’s Guild case against Google. The appellate decision has been published, and it affirms Google’s “fair use” right to use plaintiffs’ books in their “Google Books” project. I disagree with that decision. For one, the Appellate Court relies on the fact … [Read more…]

Computers Writing Books

I have not discussed copyright on this blog for some time. But here is an interesting article about computers writing books at Huffington Post. The author describes several recent developments in automated authorship. There are already hundreds of thousands of books available for sale that were generated by computer software. One aspect the author doesn’t … [Read more…]