Bridy: “Graduated Response American Style: ‘Six Strikes’ Measured Against Five Norms”

Annemarie Bridy has a pre-print posted last month on SSRN that examines the US ‘six strikes’ private graduated response scheme. The paper is a fascinating read for two reasons: it provides a comprehensive overview of the US six strike ‘Copyright Alert System’ (CAS) system; and it provides a good analysis of the system’s impact on[…]

Authors Guild v Hathi Trust: do accessible repositories harm copyright owners?

You may have seen the most recent development in the Google Books litigation: Authors Guild v Hathi Trust. There’s plenty of commentary around, including from the EFF here (full judgment). One of the interesting points to come out of the case is Judge Baer’s finding that creating accessible digital repositories, in order to give access[…]