books shelf.jpgIPNews® – A New York federal judge on Wednesday shut down the Authors Guild’s copyright infringement lawsuit against the HathiTrust over its book scanning and digitization project, ruling that the project constitutes fair use.

The HathiTrust, a group of researchers and academic institutions, is embarking on a massive preservation project to digitize the contents of its members’ libraries. The Authors Guild sued the HathiTrust in September 2011 in conjunction with its sister case against Google Inc. To continue reading, click: Book Scanning Research Group Prevails In Authors Guild Copyright Lawsuit