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Re: "No Authors Have Been Harmed in the Making of This Library"

It would seem that the harms are not so "imaginary" if, within a 
few minutes, the Authors Guild could find one of its members' 
works included in the orphan works list posted by the HathiTrust.

Sandy Thatcher

At 7:42 PM -0400 9/19/11, B.G. Sloan wrote:

>From the Electronic Frontier Foundation website (re: the 
>Author's Guild lawsuit against the Hathi Trust):
>"We've been puzzling over the Authors Guild's decision to sue
>several university libraries for participating in the
>digitization and storage of millions of works (largely in
>connection with the Google Books project) and making scans of
>some of those works available to the academic community. Simply
>put, it appears that the Guild is dead set on wasting time and
>money addressing imaginary harms, whether or not its efforts
>might actually benefit either its members or the public."
>See: http://bit.ly/nrNtJp
>Bernie Sloan