We are pleased with the terms of the settlement agreement.
The parties have entered into a private agreement that resolves all issues to their mutual satisfaction.
There's this notion it can't be a commercial use to be a fair use. That is wrong.
It's a pretty big network. Without volunteer citizen science, there's be no way we could have a project of this scope and reach within the region.
We're essentially creating a card catalog.
Creating an easy-to-use index of books is fair use under copyright law and supports the purpose of copyright: to increase the awareness and sales of books, directly benefiting copyright holders. This short-sighted attempt to block Google Print works counter to the interests of not just the world's readers, but also the world's authors and publishers.
I guess to us that suggests not much faith in the copyright law, ... It seems to us, the moment anyone starts to do things that have an actual harm, copyright law is very well designed to deal with that. It is hard to understand exactly what is the harm.