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Google Rules: The History and Future of Copyright Under the Influence of Google

Joanne Elizabeth Gray


Google Rules traces the rise of Google through its legal, commercial, and political negotiations over copyright. The first part of the book shows how the public interest suffers in a digital copyright policy debate dominated by powerful industry stakeholders. The second part explores Google’s contributions to digital copyright and the copyright policies that Google enforces across its own platforms. Increasingly, Google self-regulates and negotiates with media and entertainment companies to privately devise copyright rules. Google then deploys algorithmic regulatory technologies to enforce tho ... More

Keywords: digital copyright, Google, copyright theory, copyright history, monopoly power, copyright politics, YouTube, Google Books, Google News, democracy

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2020 Print ISBN-13: 9780190072070
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: March 2020 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780190072070.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Joanne Elizabeth Gray, author
Lecturer in the Creative Industries Faculty, The Queensland University of Technology