Miracle Jones writes “Brewster Kahle’s Internet Archive has jumped on Google’s ‘Authors Guild’ deciding and asked to be included as a confederate defendant, claiming that they ought to off c remove the same rights and protections from liability that Google will receive when the settlement is approved by federal court. From the Internet Archive’s letter to Judge Denny Chin: ‘The Archive’s text archive would greatly benefit from the same limitation of potential copyright liability that the proposed settlement provides Google. Without such a limitation, the Archive would be unable to provide some of these same services due to the uncertain legal issues surrounding orphan books.’”

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