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GSU Lawsuit Appeal – Oral Argument and Post-Argument Panel

The oral arguments in the GSU Lawsuit Appeal (Cambridge v. Becker) were held on Tuesday, November 19.  Kevin Smith provides a good summary.  Following the arguments, a panel discussed the case, argument, and possible outcomes.  A recording of the panel … Continue reading

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GSU Copyright Lawsuit Appeal – Post Argument Panel Livestream

Oral arguments in the Georgia State Copyright lawsuit appeal were this morning.  At 2:00 today, Georgia State University Library and American University Washington College of Law Program on Information Justice and Intellectual Property are hosting a post-argument panel.  The panel is … Continue reading

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Georgia State University Copyright Case – Post-Argument Panel Event

In 2012, a federal district court in Georgia ruled largely in favor of Georgia State University in the ongoing copyright lawsuit initiated by Cambridge University Press, Oxford University Press, and Sage Publishers. The decision was the first federal court decision … Continue reading

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New Faculty Publication: Democracy of Sound: Music Piracy and the Remaking of American Copyright in the Twentieth Century

cover, Alex Sayf Cummings, Democracy of Sound

Georgia State University Department of History’s Prof. Alex Sayf Cummings has recently published Democracy of Sound: Music Piracy and the Remaking of American Copyright in the Twentieth Century (2013). “In Democracy of Sound, Alex Sayf Cummings uncovers the little-known history … Continue reading

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Georgia State Copyright Lawsuit: Appellee Brief, Multiple “Friend of the Court” Briefs Filed

Georgia State University recently filed their Appellee Brief in response to the Publishers’ Appellant brief. Additionally, five amicus briefs were filed.  Briefs in support of Georgia State and for affirming the District Court decision in favor of Georgia State include: … Continue reading

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Copyright Lawsuit: No Department of Justice Amicus Brief

Earlier this month the Department of Justice requested a filing extension to consider whether to file a brief in support of the Plaintiffs or neither party in the appeal of the GSU copyright lawsuit.  The Department of Justice has determined that … Continue reading

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GSU Copyright Lawsuit Developments

The Department of Justice filed a request for an extention in time in which to file an amicus brief in the ongoing Cambridge et. al. v. Becker et al. (GSU copyright) lawsuit. Coverage: Inside Higher Ed: Library supporters worry U.S. may … Continue reading

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Appeal in the GSU Copyright Lawsuit

The plaintiff-publishers in the Cambridge v. Becker (GSU Copyright Lawsuit) filed a Notice of Appeal.  Below are links to information and reactions. The Association of American Publishers: AAP Statement on GSU Appeal The Association of American Publishers: Plaintiffs to Appeal Georgia State … Continue reading

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GSU Copyright Lawsuit

On August 10, Judge Orinda Evans issued her final order in the GSU copyright lawsuit.  She found GSU to be the prevailing party, and notes that “the Court is convinced that Defendants did try to comply with the copyright laws.” The … Continue reading

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Commentary on Copyright Lawsuit Ruling – Part 4

A few additional commentaries have been posted since last week. A Case for Fair Use: The Georgia State Decision, Educause More on GSU and the publisher response, Kevin Smith, Scholarly Communications @ Duke What the Georgia State Verdict Means for Libraries … Continue reading

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