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2010-04-01 06:05:00

On Wednesday French publishers launched a second lawsuit against Google Inc. for digitally scanning their books for its online library. "We are taking our turn at going into battle (against Google), along with some of our fellow publishers," Antoine Gallimard, the chief executive of major French publisher Gallimard, told AFP at Paris's annual book fair. Gallimard said that three other big French publishers, Albin Michel, Flammarion and Eyrolles, would also join the suit. He said that Google...


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Cthulhu
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