“the power to scan and serve copies of out-of-print books published between 1923 and 1941”

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An obscure copyright law is letting the Internet Archive distribute books published 1923-1941—Cory Doctorow, Boing Boing

Section 108h of the Copyright Act gives libraries the power to scan and serve copies of out-of-print books published between 1923 and 1941; it’s never been used before but now the mighty Internet Archive is giving it a serious workout