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Internet Archive appeals loss in library ebook lawsuit

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From The Verge:

The Internet Archive has appealed its loss in a copyright case regarding its Open Library program. The appeal comes after a settlement that restricted access to some scanned books and a separate lawsuit filed by music publishers. Four publishers, including Hachette, sued the Internet Archive in 2020 over its National Emergency Library program, claiming it constituted digital piracy. A New York judge ruled in March that the Archive's scanning and lending of books did not fall under fair use, and a settlement required the removal of public access to commercially available books under copyright. The appeal will continue to fight for library collections in the digital age.

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