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2009-09-09 07:05:00

Opponents of a class action lawsuit settlement that would allow Google to dramatically expand its library of digital books submitted a flurry of last-minute court arguments on Tuesday.

2009-09-08 13:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Open Book Alliance today filed a brief with the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York countering the proposed settlement between Google, the Association of American Publishers (AAP), and the Authors' Guild.

2009-09-08 14:48:55

European publishers voiced objections in Brussels to a deal that would give Google rights to millions of out-of-print books scanned for digital distribution. Authors, publishers and other copyrights holders objected at a European Commission meeting to the plan proposed in a U.S.

2009-09-08 09:28:00

Brief Argues Books Settlement Violates Both U.S. and International Copyright Law, is Anticompetitive WASHINGTON, Sept.

2009-09-04 11:12:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Writers Union announced today that it has joined the Open Book Alliance: a diverse coalition of writers' organizations, librarians, activists, legal scholars and corporations who object to the proposed Google Book Settlement.

2009-09-03 10:47:31

Retail giant Amazon has now joined in the battle against Google’s plan to launch a competitive digital book device, claiming that the deal would compromise copyright law and violate antitrust law.

2009-09-02 04:00:00

READING, England, September 2 /PRNewswire/ -- - More Than a Million Titles now Available From COOLERBOOKS.com, the First ebookstore Outside the US to Partner With Google Books... British company Interead announces that COOLERBOOKS.com is the first ebookstore outside the US to partner with Google to include over 1 million public domain books (close to half a million outside the US) from Google Books in its online library.

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