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This week a settlement was reached with two French organizations: Society of Men Letters of France (SGDL) and the French Publishers' Association.
Internet search giant Google was sued for $14 million by three French publishers who alleged the search engine scanned thousands of their books without permission.
Google Incâ€™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 Googleâ€™s digital book-scanning project.
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.
The New York Law School Law Review has released a special symposium issue on the Google Books lawsuit and settlement, providing in-depth analysis of the proposed settlement by leading academic experts who attended the Law School's â€œD Is for Digitizeâ€ conference on the proposed Google Books settlement, held October 8 through 10, 2009. New York, N.Y.
Google opened an online e-book store on Monday in its attempt to jump into a market dominated by Kindle-maker Amazon.
QOOP Powers Online Purchasing of Print-On-Demand Public Domain Books from Google Books â€œIf you want a print copy of a public domain book that we have scanned and indexed, QOOP has now made it easier for you to get one,â€ said Brandon Badger, product manager, Google Books.
House Judiciary Committee Takes Proactive Step to Examine Anti-Competitive Behavior WASHINGTON, Sept.
NEW PROVIDENCE, N.J., May 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Bowker, a leading global provider of bibliographic information solutions and services, has reached an agreement with Google to provision and facilitate the assignment of ISBN numbers to Google Editions, Google's digital book offering launching later in 2010.
On Wednesday French publishers launched a second lawsuit against Google Inc for digitally scanning their books for its online library.
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