Looting Public Domain

WTF. Haven’t seen that one before. Apparently, “publishing companies” are re-copyrighting books scanned by Google, then force Google to take them down – thus aquiring a perfectly scanned copy and the sole right to sell it. Congratulations, nice revenue model!

  • [url=http://ipadtest.wordpress.com/2010/06/22/the-looting-of-our-public-domain/]Mike Cane’s iPad Test: The Looting Of Our Public Domain[/url] (22. June 2010)
  • [url=http://mikecanex.wordpress.com/2010/09/05/public-domain-parasites-2/]Mike Cane’s Blog: Public Domain Parasites #2[/url] (5. September 2010)