[QUOTE: Authors and authors' groups in the United States, Australia, Canada and the United Kingdom sued the University of Michigan and four other universities Monday, seeking to stop the creation of online libraries made up of as many as 7 million copyright-protected books they say were scanned without authorization.
The Authors Guild, the Australian Society of Authors and the Union Des Ecrivaines et des Ecrivains Quebecois, or UNEQ, joined eight individual [/QUOTE]
bgalbrecht :"I wonder if the foreign authors
are doing this suit against the universities and HathiTrust as a publicity stunt against Google. "
And you are of what nationality ? I'm intrigued.
Just to clear up the "foreign" throw-away.....