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2009-05-09 12:27:57

Across the US, a number of state attorneys general have begun taking a closer look at a proposed deal between Google Inc and several author and publisher groups that would allow the Internet giant to digitize millions of books.

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2009-04-29 06:25:00

Internet search giant Google has requested before a judge a two month extension to a deadline for authors and publishers to opt out of a settlement to a legal battle over its intention to develop the world’s largest digital library.

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2009-04-20 12:02:09

Officials at UNESCO headquarters in Paris announced the launch of the World Digital Library on Monday.

2009-04-06 10:11:00

SANTA MONICA, Calif., April 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Google's proposed settlement with authors and publishers raises antitrust concerns, Consumer Watchdog said today and the nonpartisan, nonprofit group called on the U.S. Department of Justice to intervene.

2009-04-04 12:50:00

U.S. Internet search engine giant Google should not be allowed nearly exclusive rights to out-of-print books for its online publishing venture, critics say.

2009-03-18 23:01:00

SAN DIEGO, March 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Content for the Reader Digital Book by Sony just blew wide open.

2009-02-11 10:00:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Court-ordered process of officially notifying authors, publishers, and other copyright-holders about the landmark Google Book Search class-action settlement is underway.

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2009-01-06 12:31:43

Scholars and others with specialized interests have been turning to Google for information ever since the company began scanning printed books four years ago.

2008-10-31 18:00:19

The National Federation of the Blind, the nation's leading advocate for access to information by the blind, announced today that the recent settlement between Google and authors and publishers over the Google Books project, if approved by the courts, will have a profound and positive impact on the ability of blind people to access the printed word.

2008-10-30 06:00:25

Google has settled several copyright suits with the publishing consortium Association of American Publishers and the Authors Guild, clearing the way for the company to provide online access to copyrighted books.


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