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From: "Jan Cilliers" <>
Date: Fri, 4 Nov 2005 06:35:11 +0200
References: <046001c5e0b6$18f2c440$0600000a@DANIELJACOBS>

Ek het vergeet om by te voeg: die boeke is nie heeltemaal volledig nie. In
elke boek is 'n bladsy of twee weggelaat sodat jy verplig word om die boek
fissiek te koop!



----- Original Message -----
From: "Daniel Jacobs" <>
To: <>
Sent: Thursday, November 03, 2005 10:35 PM

> Beste Vriende
> M.b.t. onderstaande berig was ek verbaas om te sien dat reeds heelwat
> boeke
> m.b.t. die geskiedenis ens. van Suid-Afrika al deur Google geskandeer is.
> Die woord "South Africa" kom 405000 keer voor. Dan is daar bv. 1640
> verwysings na "Paul Kruger", 108 na Fauresmith ens. Gaan na
> http://print.google.com/
> Groete
> Daniel Jacobs
> Webtuiste: www.gendata.co.za
> E-pos:
> Tel: 0842499579
> Siebrits/du Toit/Meyer/Zeeman/De Villiers (Franschhoek/Paarl)
> Jacobs/Oberholster/Smith (Graaff-Reinet/Fauresmith)
> Le Roux/Van der Merwe (Villiersdorp)
> Louw/Brink (Kaapstad/Wellington)
> De Vos (De Doorns/Wellington)
> Malan (Wellington/Zeerust)
> Ungerer (Swellendam)
> Smith (Wellington)
> MOUNTAIN VIEW, California (AP) -- Google Inc.'s Internet-leading search
> engine on Thursday will begin serving up the entire contents of books and
> government documents that aren't entangled in a copyright battle over how
> much material can be scanned and indexed from five major libraries.
> The list of Google's so-called "public domain" works -- volumes no longer
> protected by copyright -- include Henry James novels, Civil War histories,
> Congressional acts and biographies of wealthy New Yorkers.
> Google said the material represents the first large batch of public domain
> books and documents to be indexed in its search engine since the Mountain
> View-based company announced an ambitious library-scanning project late
> last
> year.
> The program is designed to make more library material available through a
> few clicks of a computer mouse and attract more people to click on the
> highly profitable ads that Google displays on its Web site.
> During the next several years, Google wants to create digital versions of
> millions of books stacked in the New York Public Library and four
> university
> libraries -- Stanford, Harvard, Michigan and Oxford.
> Google declined to disclose how many books have been scanned from the
> libraries so far. The project is expected to require years to complete.
> But a bitter copyright dispute is threatening to crimp Google's plans.
> The Authors Guild and five major publishers are suing to prevent Google
> from
> scanning copyrighted material in the libraries without explicit
> permission.
> Because it plans to show only snippets from copyrighted books, Google
> argues
> its scanning project constitutes "fair use" of the material.
> Google postponed the scanning of copyrighted books in August to give
> writers
> and publishers more time to opt out of the program. The scanning of
> copyrighted material resumed this week, with an emphasis on books no
> longer
> in print.
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