Google wins copyright battle to create digital library

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Google wins copyright battle to create digital library


MICHAEL LIEDTKE, Associated Press
TOM HAYS, Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal judge handed Google Inc. a victory in a long-running legal battle on Thursday, tossing out a lawsuit claiming the Internet giant was violating copyright laws by scanning books without the writers' permission to create the world's largest digital library.

The 28-page decision by U.S. District Judge Denny Chin in New York is the latest twist in a circuitous journey that began nine years ago when Google ...


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