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PPA Joins Class Action Suit Against Google - PPA Today

PPA Joins Class Action Suit Against Google

Google has proven itself to be no friend to professional photographers, and Professional Photographers of America (PPA) along with four other associations has decided it is time to go to battle against the behemoth infringer. PPA joined four other photographic trade and visual arts associations in filing a class action copyright infringement suit against Google Inc. in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York.

The suit filed this morning by Mischcon de Reya New York LLP, relates to Google's illegal scanning of millions of books and other publications containing copyrighted images and displaying them to the public without regard to the rights of the visual creators whose work is represented.

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