[Videolib] Google Image suit

Gary Handman (ghandman@library.berkeley.edu)
Thu, 23 Feb 2006 16:41:03 -0800

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Someone (Jeff?) recently mentioned the case of Kelly v Arribasoft in
which Google won the right to display thumbnail images in its image
search... That ruling now seems to be, if not toast, at least at
risk. To show how quickly this terrain shifts take a look at:

http://jurist.law.pitt.edu/paperchase/2006/02/federal-judge-rules-against-google-in.php

Gary

Gary Handman
Director
Media Resources Center
Moffitt Library
UC Berkeley
ghandman@library.berkeley.edu
http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/MRC

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"In societies where modern conditions of production prevail,
all of life presents itself as an immense accumulation of
spectacles."
--Guy Debord
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Someone (Jeff?) recently mentioned the case of Kelly v Arribasoft in which Google won the right to display thumbnail images in its image search...  That ruling now seems to be, if not toast, at least at risk.  To show how quickly this terrain shifts take a look at:

http://jurist.law.pitt.edu/paperchase/2006/02/federal-judge-rules-against-google-in.php

Gary

Gary Handman
Director
Media Resources Center
Moffitt Library
UC Berkeley
ghandman@library.berkeley.edu
http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/MRC

*****

"In societies where modern conditions of production prevail,
           all of life presents itself as an immense accumulation of spectacles."
               --Guy Debord

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