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2010-02-18 07:01:00

NEW YORK, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Attorneys for Consumer Watchdog will appear in a federal court today to urge Judge Deny Chinn to reject the revised Google Books settlement because it remains anticompetitive and violates both U.S. and international law. The case in U.S.

2010-02-17 07:07:00

TAMPA, Fla., Feb.

2010-02-05 14:55:00

The Justice Department criticized on Thursday a revised legal agreement that would allow Google Inc. to build a vast digital library, saying the deal failed to address antitrust and copyright concerns.

2010-01-29 09:00:00

BEIJING, Jan. 29 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- China's renowned video website, Ku6.com, held a news conference in Beijing this morning, announcing that it had begun to clean up locally produced video content and indicated that it would spare no effort in realizing comprehensive legalization.

2010-01-28 13:18:00

Open Book Alliance (OBA) Files Amicus Curiae with U.S. District Court in Southern District of NY Detailing Harm to Copyright Holders and Independent Markets SAN FRANCISCO, Jan.

2010-01-28 13:05:00

Brief Argues Books Settlement Continues Steal From Absent Class Members, Remains Anticompetitive WASHINGTON, Jan.

2010-01-13 14:00:00

BETHESDA, Md., Jan. 13 /PRNewswire/ -- Progressive Technology Federal Systems, Inc.

2010-01-11 06:50:00

Google Inc issued a publicly apology over the weekend to a number of Chinese authors, excusing itself for inadequate communication with them before it began scanning their books into its digital library.

2010-01-07 07:30:00

SEATTLE, Jan. 7 /PRNewswire/ -- Serials Solutions is pleased to announce its partnership with Springshare, the maker of LibGuides.

Word of the Day
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.