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Google book search controversy

  1. 1. Google book search controversy CHENNAI3rd Floor, ‘Creative Enclave’,148-150, Luz Church Road, Mylapore, Chennai - 600 004. Tel: +91 - 44 - 2498 4821 BANGALORE Suite 920, Level 9, Raheja Towers, Google book search 26-27, M G Road, Bangalore - 560 001. Tel: +91 - 80 - 6546 2400 COIMBATORE BB1, Park Avenue, controversy # 48, Race Course Road, Coimbatore - 641018. Tel: +91 - 422 – 6552921 -NANTHAKUMAR.P.K EMAIL info@altacit.com WEBSITE www.altacit.com
  2. 2. HISTORY of Google CHENNAI3rd Floor, ‘Creative Enclave’,148-150, Luz Church Road, Mylapore, Chennai - 600 004. Tel: +91 - 44 - 2498 4821 BANGALORE Ĝ A research project by Larry Page and Suite 920, Level 9, Raheja Towers, 26-27, M G Road, Sergey Brin turns out to a multi-billion Bangalore - 560 001. Tel: +91 - 80 - 6546 2400 dollar company that serves worldwide. COIMBATORE BB1, Park Avenue, # 48, Race Course Road, Coimbatore - 641018. Ĝ It steps foot into each and every innovative and technological fields Tel: +91 - 422 – 6552921 possible. The growth of the company since its incorporation in September 4, 1998 has been tremendous. EMAIL info@altacit.com WEBSITE www.altacit.com
  3. 3. Google book search controversy CHENNAI3rd Floor, ‘Creative Enclave’,148-150, Luz Church Road, Ĝ Success doesn’t come easy, it comes along Mylapore, Chennai - 600 004. Tel: +91 - 44 - 2498 4821 BANGALORE Suite 920, Level 9, with a lot of issues and controversies. One such is the Google book search controversy. Raheja Towers, 26-27, M G Road, Bangalore - 560 001. Tel: +91 - 80 - 6546 2400 COIMBATORE BB1, Park Avenue, Ĝ Google Books is a service from Google Inc. # 48, Race Course Road, Coimbatore - 641018. Tel: +91 - 422 – 6552921 that searches the full text of books and magazines that Google has scanned, converted to text using optical character recognition, and stored in its digital EMAIL database. info@altacit.com WEBSITE www.altacit.com
  4. 4. Previous versions CHENNAI3rd Floor, ‘Creative Enclave’,148-150, Luz Church Road, Ĝ This service was formerly known as Google Print when it was introduced at the Mylapore, Chennai - 600 004. Tel: +91 - 44 - 2498 4821 BANGALORE Suite 920, Level 9, Frankfurt Book Fair in October 2004. Googles Library Project, also now known Raheja Towers, 26-27, M G Road, Bangalore - 560 001. as Google Book Search, was announced in Tel: +91 - 80 - 6546 2400 COIMBATORE December 2004 BB1, Park Avenue, # 48, Race Course Road, Coimbatore - 641018. Tel: +91 - 422 – 6552921 Ĝ In December 2004 Google signaled an extension to its Google Print initiative known as the Google Print Library Project. EMAIL Google announced partnerships with info@altacit.com WEBSITE several high-profile university and public www.altacit.com libraries.
  5. 5. Legal acquisitions Ĝ Things didn’t go off smoothly and lawsuits CHENNAI3rd Floor, ‘Creative Enclave’,148-150, Luz Church Road, Mylapore, Chennai - 600 004. Tel: +91 - 44 - 2498 4821 were filed against Google. The negative BANGALORE aspect is Google Book Search has always Suite 920, Level 9, Raheja Towers, 26-27, M G Road, Bangalore - 560 001. been controversial because it scans books Tel: +91 - 80 - 6546 2400 still under copyright without obtaining COIMBATORE BB1, Park Avenue, # 48, Race Course Road, Coimbatore - 641018. permission from the authors and Tel: +91 - 422 – 6552921 publishers. Ĝ September–October 2005 Two lawsuits against Google charge that the company EMAIL has not respected copyrights and has failed info@altacit.com to properly compensate authors and publishers. WEBSITE www.altacit.com
  6. 6. Legal acquisitions CHENNAI3rd Floor, ‘Creative Enclave’,148-150, Luz Church Road, Ĝ One is a class action suit on behalf of authors (Authors Guild v. Google, Sept. 20 Mylapore, Chennai - 600 004. Tel: +91 - 44 - 2498 4821 BANGALORE Suite 920, Level 9, 2005) and the other is a civil lawsuit brought by five large publishers and the Raheja Towers, 26-27, M G Road, Bangalore - 560 001. Association of American Publishers. Tel: +91 - 80 - 6546 2400 COIMBATORE (McGraw Hill v. Google, Oct. 19 2005) BB1, Park Avenue, # 48, Race Course Road, Coimbatore - 641018. Tel: +91 - 422 – 6552921 Ĝ To overcome these issues, on November 2005 Google changed the name of this service from Google Print to Google Book EMAIL Search. info@altacit.com WEBSITE www.altacit.com
  7. 7. Mutual agreements to solve the problem CHENNAI3rd Floor, ‘Creative Enclave’,148-150, Luz Church Road, Ĝ Its program enabling publishers and authors to include their books in the service was Mylapore, Chennai - 600 004. Tel: +91 - 44 - 2498 4821 BANGALORE Suite 920, Level 9, renamed "Google Books Partner Program“ and the partnership with libraries became Raheja Towers, 26-27, M G Road, Bangalore - 560 001. Google Books Library Project. Tel: +91 - 80 - 6546 2400 COIMBATORE BB1, Park Avenue, # 48, Race Course Road, Coimbatore - 641018. Tel: +91 - 422 – 6552921 Ĝ Following this the Complutense University of Madrid becomes the first Spanish- language library to join the Google Books Library Project. Later several other EMAIL universities joins to benefit from the info@altacit.com WEBSITE program. www.altacit.com
  8. 8. Cntd.. CHENNAI3rd Floor, ‘Creative Enclave’,148-150, Luz Church Road, Mylapore, Chennai - 600 004. Ĝ The Authors Guild, the Association of American Publishers, and Google Tel: +91 - 44 - 2498 4821 BANGALORE announced a groundbreaking settlement Suite 920, Level 9, Raheja Towers, 26-27, M G Road, agreement on behalf of a broad class of Bangalore - 560 001. Tel: +91 - 80 - 6546 2400 authors and publishers worldwide that COIMBATORE BB1, Park Avenue, # 48, Race Course Road, would expand online access to millions of Coimbatore - 641018. Tel: +91 - 422 – 6552921 in-copyright books and other written materials in the U.S. from the collections of a number of major U.S. libraries EMAIL info@altacit.com participating in Google Book Search. WEBSITE www.altacit.com
  9. 9. advantages ad CHENNAI3rd Floor, ‘Creative Enclave’,148-150, Luz Church Road, Ĝ The agreement promises to benefit readers, Mylapore, Chennai - 600 004. Tel: +91 - 44 - 2498 4821 BANGALORE Suite 920, Level 9, researchers, and enhance the ability of authors and publishers to distribute their Raheja Towers, 26-27, M G Road, Bangalore - 560 001. Tel: +91 - 80 - 6546 2400 COIMBATORE content in digital form, by significantly expanding online access to works through BB1, Park Avenue, # 48, Race Course Road, Coimbatore - 641018. Tel: +91 - 422 – 6552921 Google Book Search, an ambitious effort to make millions of books searchable via the Web. EMAIL info@altacit.com WEBSITE www.altacit.com
  10. 10. Compensation and book rights registry CHENNAI3rd Floor, ‘Creative Enclave’,148-150, Luz Church Road, Ĝ Compensation to Authors and Publishers and Control Over Access to Their Works and Mylapore, Chennai - 600 004. Tel: +91 - 44 - 2498 4821 BANGALORE Suite 920, Level 9, Google creates a registry that will also locate rights-holders, collect and maintain accurate Raheja Towers, 26-27, M G Road, Bangalore - 560 001. rights-holder information, and provide a way Tel: +91 - 80 - 6546 2400 COIMBATORE for rights-holders to request inclusion in or BB1, Park Avenue, # 48, Race Course Road, Coimbatore - 641018. exclusion from the project. Tel: +91 - 422 – 6552921 Ĝ Under this agreement, Google will make payments totaling $125 million. The money EMAIL will be used to establish the Book Rights info@altacit.com WEBSITE Registry, to resolve existing claims by authors www.altacit.com and publishers and to cover legal fees.
  11. 11. Intellectual property rights for it’s rightful owners CHENNAI3rd Floor, ‘Creative Enclave’,148-150, Luz Church Road, Ĝ The agreement acknowledges the rights Mylapore, Chennai - 600 004. Tel: +91 - 44 - 2498 4821 BANGALORE Suite 920, Level 9, and interests of copyright owners, provides an efficient means for them to control how Raheja Towers, 26-27, M G Road, Bangalore - 560 001. Tel: +91 - 80 - 6546 2400 COIMBATORE their intellectual property is accessed online and enables them to receive BB1, Park Avenue, # 48, Race Course Road, Coimbatore - 641018. Tel: +91 - 422 – 6552921 compensation for online access to their works. Ĝ The settlement agreement resolves lawsuits EMAIL that challenged Google’s plan to digitize info@altacit.com WEBSITE and search in-copyright books. www.altacit.com
  12. 12. Ease of online access to millions of books CHENNAI3rd Floor, ‘Creative Enclave’,148-150, Luz Church Road, Mylapore, Chennai - 600 004. Tel: +91 - 44 - 2498 4821 Ĝ More online Access with greater exposure BANGALORE Suite 920, Level 9, for millions of in-copyright works, hard-to- Raheja Towers, 26-27, M G Road, Bangalore - 560 001. find out-of-print books, and further Tel: +91 - 80 - 6546 2400 COIMBATORE expanding the electronic market for BB1, Park Avenue, # 48, Race Course Road, Coimbatore - 641018. copyrighted books. Tel: +91 - 422 – 6552921 Ĝ It lets you search these works and preview them online. EMAIL info@altacit.com WEBSITE www.altacit.com
  13. 13. Digitization of books worldwide Ĝ Holders worldwide of U.S. copyrights can CHENNAI3rd Floor, ‘Creative Enclave’,148-150, Luz Church Road, Mylapore, Chennai - 600 004. Tel: +91 - 44 - 2498 4821 register their works with the Book Rights BANGALORE Registry and receive compensation from Suite 920, Level 9, Raheja Towers, 26-27, M G Road, Bangalore - 560 001. institutional subscriptions, book sales, ad Tel: +91 - 80 - 6546 2400 revenues and other possible revenue COIMBATORE BB1, Park Avenue, # 48, Race Course Road, Coimbatore - 641018. models, as well as a cash payment if their Tel: +91 - 422 – 6552921 works have already been digitized. Ĝ “It’s hard work writing a book, and even harder work getting paid for it,” said Roy EMAIL Blount Jr., President of the Authors Guild. info@altacit.com He also appreciates this deal. WEBSITE www.altacit.com
  14. 14. Benefits of Digitization CHENNAI3rd Floor, ‘Creative Enclave’,148-150, Luz Church Road, Mylapore, Chennai - 600 004. Tel: +91 - 44 - 2498 4821 Ĝ This agreement creates an innovative BANGALORE Suite 920, Level 9, framework for the use of copyrighted Raheja Towers, 26-27, M G Road, Bangalore - 560 001. material in a rapidly digitizing world Ĝ serves readers by enabling broader access Tel: +91 - 80 - 6546 2400 COIMBATORE BB1, Park Avenue, # 48, Race Course Road, Coimbatore - 641018. to a huge trove of hard-to-find books Tel: +91 - 422 – 6552921 Ĝ Benefits the publishing community by establishing an attractive commercial model that offers both control and choice to the EMAIL rights-holder in the digital market. info@altacit.com WEBSITE www.altacit.com
  15. 15. Benefits of Digitization CHENNAI3rd Floor, ‘Creative Enclave’,148-150, Luz Church Road, Ĝ To date, Google has worked with libraries all over the world to make more than 7 Mylapore, Chennai - 600 004. Tel: +91 - 44 - 2498 4821 BANGALORE Suite 920, Level 9, million books searchable through Google Book Search. Raheja Towers, 26-27, M G Road, Bangalore - 560 001. Tel: +91 - 80 - 6546 2400 COIMBATORE Ĝ Google, along with the libraries creates BB1, Park Avenue, # 48, Race Course Road, Coimbatore - 641018. Tel: +91 - 422 – 6552921 new services that will help people with disabilities such as visual impairment better experience these books. EMAIL info@altacit.com WEBSITE www.altacit.com
  16. 16. unofficial slogan of Google "Dont be evil" CHENNAI3rd Floor, ‘Creative Enclave’, Ĝ “Together with the authors, publishers, and148-150, Luz Church Road, Mylapore, Chennai - 600 004. Tel: +91 - 44 - 2498 4821 libraries, we have been able to make a great BANGALORE leap in this endeavor,” said Sergey Brin. Suite 920, Level 9, Raheja Towers, 26-27, M G Road, Bangalore - 560 001. Tel: +91 - 80 - 6546 2400 COIMBATORE BB1, Park Avenue, Ĝ “While this agreement is a real win-win for # 48, Race Course Road, Coimbatore - 641018. Tel: +91 - 422 – 6552921 all of us, the real victors are all the readers. The tremendous wealth of knowledge that lies within the books of the world will now be at their fingertips.” EMAIL info@altacit.com WEBSITE www.altacit.com
  17. 17. Protection from a natural disaster CHENNAI3rd Floor, ‘Creative Enclave’,148-150, Luz Church Road, Ĝ In October 2009, Google countered ongoing critics by stating that its scanning of books Mylapore, Chennai - 600 004. Tel: +91 - 44 - 2498 4821 BANGALORE Suite 920, Level 9, and putting them online would protect the worlds cultural heritage; Raheja Towers, 26-27, M G Road, Bangalore - 560 001. Tel: +91 - 80 - 6546 2400 COIMBATORE Ĝ Google co-founder Sergey brin stated, "The BB1, Park Avenue, # 48, Race Course Road, Coimbatore - 641018. Tel: +91 - 422 – 6552921 famous Library of Alexandria burned three times, in 48 BC, AD 273 and AD 640, as did the Library of Congress, where a fire in 1851 destroyed two-thirds of the collection. EMAIL I hope such destruction never happens info@altacit.com WEBSITE again, but history would suggest www.altacit.com otherwise."
  18. 18. Protection from a manmade CHENNAI disaster3rd Floor, ‘Creative Enclave’,148-150, Luz Church Road, Ĝ The earliest burning of books can be traced back between 4100 and 3300 BCE. Mylapore, Chennai - 600 004. Tel: +91 - 44 - 2498 4821 BANGALORE Suite 920, Level 9, Museums and libraries are the physical embodiment of culture and history of a Raheja Towers, 26-27, M G Road, Bangalore - 560 001. nation. Tel: +91 - 80 - 6546 2400 COIMBATORE BB1, Park Avenue, # 48, Race Course Road, Coimbatore - 641018. Tel: +91 - 422 – 6552921 Ĝ The Jaffna Library, founded in 1841 was burned on May 31, 1981 which destroyed 100,000 books, Irreplaceable manuscripts, and palm leafs that were EMAIL relevant to the Tamil culture.Yalzhpanam info@altacit.com WEBSITE Vaipuavama, a historical chronological www.altacit.com account of Jaffna was also burned.
  19. 19. Prevention against Universal Destruction of Books CHENNAI3rd Floor, ‘Creative Enclave’,148-150, Luz Church Road, Ĝ Even if these catastrophic incidents Mylapore, Chennai - 600 004. Tel: +91 - 44 - 2498 4821 could have not been prevented, these books could have been preserved down BANGALORE Suite 920, Level 9, Raheja Towers, 26-27, M G Road, Bangalore - 560 001. Tel: +91 - 80 - 6546 2400 the course of history. COIMBATORE BB1, Park Avenue, # 48, Race Course Road, Coimbatore - 641018. Ĝ currently Google is in the path of organizing the world’s information and Tel: +91 - 422 – 6552921 making it universally accessible and useful. EMAIL info@altacit.com WEBSITE www.altacit.com
  20. 20. Similar projects CHENNAI3rd Floor, ‘Creative Enclave’,148-150, Luz Church Road, Ĝ Internet Archive is a similar project which digitizes over 1000 books a day, as well as Mylapore, Chennai - 600 004. Tel: +91 - 44 - 2498 4821 BANGALORE Suite 920, Level 9, mirrors books from Google Books and other sources. Raheja Towers, 26-27, M G Road, Bangalore - 560 001. Tel: +91 - 80 - 6546 2400 COIMBATORE Ĝ Open Library, a sister project of Internet BB1, Park Avenue, # 48, Race Course Road, Coimbatore - 641018. Tel: +91 - 422 – 6552921 Archive, lends 80,000 scanned and purchased commercial e-books to the visitors of 150 libraries. EMAIL info@altacit.com WEBSITE www.altacit.com
  21. 21. Similar projects cont.. CHENNAI3rd Floor, ‘Creative Enclave’,148-150, Luz Church Road, Ĝ HathiTrust maintains about 6 million volumes, over 1 million of which are public Mylapore, Chennai - 600 004. Tel: +91 - 44 - 2498 4821 BANGALORE Suite 920, Level 9, domain. Raheja Towers, 26-27, M G Road, Bangalore - 560 001. Tel: +91 - 80 - 6546 2400 Ĝ Microsoft funded the scanning of 300,000 COIMBATORE BB1, Park Avenue, books to create Live Search Books in late # 48, Race Course Road, Coimbatore - 641018. Tel: +91 - 422 – 6552921 2006. Ĝ Europeana links to roughly 10 million digital objects as of 2010, from the past 2,000 years of European history. EMAIL info@altacit.com WEBSITE www.altacit.com
  22. 22. Future visions CHENNAI3rd Floor, ‘Creative Enclave’,148-150, Luz Church Road, Ĝ Providing more access to more books is a vision Google has never lost sight of in these Mylapore, Chennai - 600 004. Tel: +91 - 44 - 2498 4821 BANGALORE Suite 920, Level 9, years. Raheja Towers, 26-27, M G Road, Bangalore - 560 001. Tel: +91 - 80 - 6546 2400 COIMBATORE BB1, Park Avenue, # 48, Race Course Road, Coimbatore - 641018. Tel: +91 - 422 – 6552921 I thank each and everyone for your patience and time. EMAIL info@altacit.com WEBSITE www.altacit.com

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