Internet Archive Seeking 10 Years of Publisher Sales Data for Its Fair Use Defense

The Internet Archive (IA) this week asked a federal judge to weigh in on a discovery dispute in the copyright infringement lawsuit over its program to scan and lend copies of books. In an August 9 filing, IA attorneys told the court it is seeking monthly sales data for all books in print by the four plaintiff publishers (Hachette, Penguin Random House, HarperCollins, and Wiley) dating back to 2011.

Source: Internet Archive Seeking 10 Years of Publisher Sales Data for Its Fair Use Defense

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