Federal Judge Denny Chin declares that Google Books, which digitizes complete copies of books without an author’s permission, is absolutely legal, thereby putting an end to this 8-year-old legal battle. Chin declares that Google not only meets the four legal factors for fair use defense to copyright infringement, but also benefits society by making more books accessible.
Click here to read more about the Google Books legal battle, as well as what opponents of the decision are saying: https://www.wired.com/2013/11/google-2/
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