Libraries & digital lending

POSTED: February 4, 2022

The Internet Archive finds itself in a lawsuit that revolves around their use of the Controlled Digital Lending scheme.

Some people don’t like it, despite the fact that it mimics exactly the process through which libraries have always bought and then lent analogue books.

Maria Bustillos has written a piece about a Twitter spat that emerged after she commented on this. You can find it here.

It includes a link to a YouTube video in which Neil Gaiman discusses copyright on the web. He too has some interesting things to say: