Litigation and Enforcement

YouTomb

“YouTomb is a research project by MIT Free Culture that tracks videos taken down from YouTube for alleged copyright violation.” Finds name of video, single image from selected videos, entity that asked the video be removed, and the number of days the video had been viewable. Also includes blog. Statistics are not up to date. From MIT Free Culture, a student organization at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT).”
from: Librarians Index to the Internet

Google Book Search settlement

This wide-ranging set of links, articles, and resources concerns the controversial Google Book Search settlement, notably how the Google Book Search program will deliver book scans to libraries.
For another portal, see the Google Book Settlement site, from the American Library Association’s Office of Information Technology Policy (OITP). Also see documents, including legal papers, from the Authors Guild.
August 2009

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