Opposing the Open Library: an analysis of digital piracy and fair use, with Mary Rasenberger of the Authors Guild The Internet Archive has asserted its right to make digital copies of still-in-copyright books freely available online. Mary Rasenberger, executive director of the Authors Guild, discusses legitimate fair-use standards and what steps are being taken to protect the works of authors and publishers.
Appeal to readers and librarians from the victims of Controlled Digital Lending (CDL).
“Controlled Digital Lending Is Neither Controlled nor Legal”
“Internet Archive’s National Emergency Library Harms Authors”
Open letter demanding “National Emergency Library” be shut down
Fact sheet from ControlledDigitalLending.org
Internet Archive Blog on the closing of National Emergency Library
Mary Rasenberger is the Executive Director of the Authors Guild and Authors Guild Foundation. Prior to joining the Guild in November 2014, Mary practiced law for over 25 years in roles that spanned private practice, the government and corporate sector, as a recognized expert in copyright and media law. She is a frequent speaker, lecturer and writer on copyright law and authors’ rights.
Peter Goodman (host) is publisher of Stone Bridge Press in Berkeley, California. He began his publishing career in Tokyo, Japan, in 1976. A longtime member of IBPA, he has served on the IBPA board and as IBPA board chair.
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