Google Books

29 Reply comments in WIPO Treaty for Blind/Disabilities U.S. request for comment

http://www.copyright.gov/docs/sccr/comments/2009/reply-2/

Organization/Comment

1 Meredith Filak
2 Malini Aisola, Knowledge Ecology International, and Meredith Filak
3 Pablo Lecuona, Tiflolibro
4 Brad Huther, U.S. Chamber of Commerce
5 Dan Pescod, Royal National Institute of Blind People
6 Nirmita Narasimhan, Centre for Internet and Society
7 Margaret Chase, Radio Reading Service
8 Robert Martinengo, Center for Accessible Publishing
9 Steven M. Rothstein, Perkins School for the Blind
10 Harold Martin, WVTF Public Radio

The Berkeley meeting on the Google Books Settlement

The web page for the Berkeley workshop on the Google Book Settlement is here. Much of the documentation about the settlement is available here. http://thepublicindex.org/

The agreed upon twitter hash tag seems to be: #gbsfia

April 9, 2009. KEI brownbag with Peter Brantley, Director of the Internet Archives

At KEI Washington, DC offices. A report of the event is now available here.

Brownbag Lunch with Peter Brantley, Director of the Internet Archive

Thursday, April 9, 2009 from 12:30-2:30pm

1621 Connecticut Ave NW, Suite 500

Washington, DC 20009

Tel: +1 202 332 2670

RSVP: Meredith Filak: +1 202 332 2670, ext 11; meredith.filak[at]keionline.org

July 14, 2009, KEI brownbag on Google Book Search

At KEI Washington, DC offices.

Google Books, Alexander Macgillivray, Deputy General Counsel at Google, at July 14 KEI brownbag lunch

On July 14, 2009, KEI, will host a brownbag on the Google Book settlement. The even will be held at the KEI Washington, DC offices, 1621 Connecticut Ave NW, Suite 500, Washington, DC 20009. (Tel +1 202 332 2670 for directions or more information).

The speaker will be Alexander Macgillivray, the Deputy General Counsel at Google.

Peter Brantley on the Google Books Settlement

On April 9, 2009, Peter Brantley from the Internet Archive gave a talk at KEI on the proposed “Google Book Search Copyright Class Action Settlement.” The following are my rough notes from the presentation.

Peter has been a director of the Internet Archive (IA) for about three weeks. He was accompanied by Will Rodger, a Managing Director of the Law Media Group (LMG), a firm that represents Microsoft and the IA on the Google Books settlement. Attending the event were the following persons:

Lessig on Google Books settlement

Larry Lessig has writen a blog post on the Google Books settlement. Lessig starts by saying “this is a good deal that could be the basis for something really fantastic,” and then elaborates, noting how important will be the governance of the new non-profit registry. At the end, Larry trashes the legislative proposal for an orphan works act:

Lessig on Google Books settlement

Larry Lessig has writen a blog post on the Google Books settlement. Lessig starts by saying “this is a good deal that could be the basis for something really fantastic,” and then elaborates, noting how important will be the governance of the new non-profit registry. At the end, Larry trashes the legislative proposal for an orphan works act:

Siva Vaidhyanathan’s notes on the Google Book settlement

Siva Vaidhyanathan writes his initial reaction to the Google Book/publisher settlement. Among his conclusions:

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