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2009-11-06 10:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Nov. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Like many others, the Open Book Alliance awaits the release on November 9 of a revised proposed settlement from Google, the Authors Guild and the Association of American Publishers.

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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

2009-09-21 16:33:00

"One thing is certain -- the proposed Google Book Settlement, as it's currently written, will not go through." SAN FRANCISCO, Sept.

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2009-09-20 07:25:00

The Department of Justice advised a federal judge on Friday to reject a proposed legal settlement between Google Inc and a large group of authors and publishers.

2009-09-15 09:00:00

CHICAGO, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With national unemployment topping 9 percent and many Americans seeking online information and new technology skills that can help keep them and their families afloat in hard times, U.S.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.