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arbitrary - 6:21 am on Nov 4, 2005 (gmt 0)
|It should be noted that Microsoft and Yahoo are already moving to create their own version of this bad idea. |
No, they are involved in a much better effort, the Open Content Alliance.
From the FAQ on their site:
Will copyrighted content be digitized or placed in the OCA archive without explicit permission from rights-holders?
No. OCA contributors must secure the permission of all concerned copyright holders prior to submitting materials to the OCA for digitization or inclusion in the archive.
Why wouldn't the 'do no evil' company think of this first?
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