Audio: Google Book-Scan Settlement
Host Jonathan Kirsch, an attorney specializing in intellectual property and publishing law, moderates a panel discussion on a landmark literary-legal settlement. It allows Google to scan and make available online many out-of-print but still-copyrighted books. The settlement portends a viable digital future for authors, publishers and libraries. Is there any downside?
Alexander McGillivray: Associate General Counsel for Products and Intellectual Property, Google
James Gleick: Vice President, Authors' Guild
Allan Robert Adler: Vice President for Legal and Government Affairs, Association of American Publishers
Fred von Lohmann: Senior Staff Attorney, Electronic Frontier Foundation