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Lawsuit over online book lending could bankrupt Internet Archive

1 month ago   |   By Ars Technica

Enlarge / The book drop outside the Spring Township library in Pennsylvania was closed on April 6, 2020. (credit: Ben Hasty/MediaNews Group/Reading Eagle via Getty Images )
Four of the nation's leading book publishers have sued the Internet Archive, the online library best known for maintaining the Internet Wayback Machine. The Internet Archive makes scanned copies of books-both public domain and under copyright-available to the public on a site called the Open Library.
"Despite the Open Library moniker, IA's actions grossly exceed legitimate library services, do violence to the Copyright...
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