Monday, 31 August 2009

Worlds largest online library at risk?

Google's plan for world's biggest online library: philanthropy or act of piracy? Google has already scanned 10 million books in its bid to digitise the contents of the world's major libraries, but a copyright battle now threatens the project, with Amazon and Microsoft joining authors and publishers opposed to the scheme as copyright issues raise their head. Read William Skidelsky's article in full here