Author Richard Russo Calls Out Google for Justifying Theft as Public Service

Books8-CindyFazziPic

When someone takes your car without your consent, it’s called theft. But when Google digitized millions of books without getting permission from their authors and without paying for copyrighted material, it’s called public service, according to Richard Russo, author of the Pulitzer Prize-winning novel, “Empire Falls.”

(more…)