More perspectives on Google Print

  • Lawrence Lessig contends that “Google Print could be the most important contribution to the spread of knowledge since Jefferson dreamed of national libraries. It is an astonishing opportunity to revive our cultural past, and make it accessible.”
  • Soft Skull publisher Richard Nash, a member of the Association of American Publishers, posts his thoughtful dissent from the association’s lawsuit against Google.
  • James DeLong, head of the Center for the Study of Digital Property, advocates an opt-in approach — under which copyright owners would explicitly ask to have their work included — for more recent works.


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