Authors in arms against Google

Boing Boing: Authors Guild sues Google over print program:

The Authors Guild on Tuesday filed a class action lawsuit against search engine Google, alleging that its scanning and digitizing of library books constitutes a “massive” copyright infringement.

Following on my earlier comments about Google’s inability to serve many content owners, here’s more evidence that the GoogleNet strategy may be the proverbial over-reach that shuts down growth. In order for Google to grow at the rate it has in the past, it must constantly open new channels for content and, increasingly, collect content into its world—and that’s a strategy that has always been virtually impossible.

Ever hear of New Lanchester Strategy?

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Mitch Ratcliffe is a veteran entrepreneur, journalist and business model hacker. He operates this site, which is a collection of the blogs he's published over the years, as well as an archive of his professional publishing record. As always, this is a work in progress. Such is life.