[Ads-l] The Open Library of the Internet Archive is in jeopardy

ADSGarson O'Toole adsgarsonotoole at GMAIL.COM
Sat Mar 18 17:07:23 UTC 2023

I just accessed scans via the Open Library of a 1960 issue of Fortune
magazine which contained an interesting quotation from the famous
scientist Linus Pauling. Unfortunately, the Open Library is in danger.
Publishers want to shut it down.

Viewpoints differ on this topic.


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Here’s how to participate in Monday’s oral arguments
Posted on March 17, 2023 by chrisfreeland

We’re standing up for the digital rights of all libraries in court! On
Monday at 1pm ET, the Southern District of New York will hear oral
argument in Hachette v. Internet Archive, the lawsuit against our
library and the longstanding library practice of controlled digital
lending, brought by 4 of the world’s largest publishers.
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