3 Major Publishers Sue Open-Education Textbook Start-Up | OER & Open Education News | Scoop.it

This relates to a legal objection to a technical solution to resource discovery: "To gain access to the digital alternatives, students select the traditional books assigned in their classes, and Boundless pulls content from an array of open-education sources to knit together a text that the company claims is as good as the designated book. The company calls this mapping of printed book to open material “alignment”—a tactic the complaint said creates a finished product that violates the publishers’ copyrights."


Via Phil Barker