Latest Denny Chin Stories

Google Copyright Case Delayed, For Now
2012-09-18 09:10:52

A federal appeals court sided with Google on Monday when it ruled to delay a court challenge to the company’s plans to build a vast digital library.

2011-03-23 06:29:14

Google Inc’s plans to bring an immense library to the Internet has been dealt a major setback by a US judge on Tuesday, rejecting a settlement with authors and publishers over Google’s digital book-scanning project.

2011-03-22 16:39:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Watchdog praised Federal Judge Denny Chin today for rejecting the Google Books settlement and added that Google should finally learn it cannot usurp and exploit other people's work and information without first asking permission.

2011-03-22 16:07:00

SAN FRANCISCO, March 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The New York Federal District Court's rejection of the Google Book Settlement is a victory for the public interest and for competition in the literary and Internet ecosystems. The U.S.

2010-03-22 15:05:00

A federal appeals court ruled in favor of judges to be able to use an Internet search to confirm an intuition about a matter of common knowledge.

2010-02-04 18:54:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Watchdog praised the U.S. Department of Justice today for opposing the amended Google Books Settlement.

2009-11-21 07:36:45

The judge overseeing the Google Books case has laid out the schedule for the second round of the final approval process, at the same time granting preliminary approval of the revised deal.

2009-10-07 15:57:32

A federal judge in New York set a November 9th deadline on Wednesday for Google and representatives of US authors to submit a renegotiated settlement that would clear the way for millions of out-of-print books to be published online.

2009-09-25 12:40:00

A US district judge decided Thursday to delay a fairness hearing on a settlement that would allow Google to sell digital copies of millions of copyrighted out-of-print books online.

2009-09-23 12:49:05

Google’s $125 million settlement of a lawsuit that would give them the digital rights to millions of out-of-print books will be renegotiated after the US Department of Justice ruled that the deal probably violates antitrust law

Word of the Day
  • Any of various tropical Old World birds of the family Indicatoridae, some species of which lead people or animals to the nests of wild honeybees. The birds eat the wax and larvae that remain after the nest has been destroyed for its honey.
Honeyguide birds have even been known to eat candles.