10 March 2007

Microsoft: Google 'cavalier' on copyright

Microsoft launched a blistering attack on Google, accusing the company of a 'cavalier' attitude to copyright. In a prepared speech to the American Association of Publishers, senior Microsoft lawyer Tom Rubin hit out at Google for profiting from other people's work. See also Is Google really flouting copyright law? (BBC) [Ed: quick summary of issues for non-specialists - recommended].