A Federal judge’s ruling offered a stern rebuke of the Internet Archive’s National Emergency Library and its controlled digital lending service, providing a significant victory for the four publishers that had filed suit.
On Friday, the Internet Archive lost its “controlled digital lending” case on summary judgment. Reactions today from our Chefs Rick Anderson, Joseph Esposito, Lisa Janicke Hinchliffe, Roy Kaufman, Roger C. Schonfeld, and Karin Wulf.
Since 1996, the Internet Archive has been capturing the World Wide Web but also doing so much more to preserve our digital world behind the scenes.
Libraries increasingly provide a wide range of publishing activities, but are there some areas where libraries are not active? It appears that libraries are unlikely to play a large role in publishing that is based on end-user demand.
The idea that digital goods have no ongoing cost and can therefore be free has several problems, the basic one being reality itself.
SSP Annual Meeting attendees tour the Internet Archive, and see what it really takes to make this modern Library of Alexandria.
An argument for why conferences should not be recorded and rebroadcast.
“Scholarly publishing is too important to be monopolized!” Solution to digitization is decentralized commerce.