Hargreaves Report - the reactions

The overwhelming feeling was one of relief that Hargreaves had rejected a US-style fair use exception of copyright.

"We are very pleased that the recommendations have stopped short of including fair use," said AIM chairman and CEO Alison Wenham. "The reference to the review as the Google Review set some hares running on fair use but we never saw how fair use could be included in this without a wholesale review of copyright law."

"Professor Hargreaves has sensibly rejected Google's ...

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