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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 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.

2009-09-03 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.

2009-08-27 06:10:00

Microsoft, Yahoo!, Amazon, and non-profit library associations have joined forces to fight a legal settlement which would allow Google to digitize and sell books.

2009-08-26 14:30:00

Library Scholar Peter Brantley and Antitrust Expert Gary Reback Spearhead Open Book Alliance to Protect Consumers and Competition in the Emerging Digital Book Market SAN FRANCISCO, Aug.

2009-08-19 15:03:00

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