POST: Why Digital Humanities Researchers Support Google’s Fair Use Defense

Matthew Sag (Loyola University Chicago School of Law) has contributedĀ a guest post for the Authors Alliance blog, explaining “Why Digital Humanities Researchers Support Google’s Fair Use Defense.” Sag co-authored the amicus briefĀ “urging the Second Circuit Court of Appeals to side with Google in this dispute.” He explains:

Digital Humanities scholars fervently believe that text mining and the computational analysis of text are vital to the progress of human knowledge in the current Information Age. Digitization enhances our ability to process, mine, and ultimately better understand individual texts, the connections between texts, and the evolution of literature and language.


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