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Ursula Le Guin Leads Author Revolt Against Google Books, Launches Petition

First Posted: 03/24/10 06:12 AM ET Updated: 05/25/11 04:15 PM ET

Ursula Le Guin

The Guardian:

As the deadline of 28 January for writers to opt out of the Google book settlement approaches, Le Guin has launched a petition, signed by almost 300 authors, asking that the US "be exempted from the settlement", and that "the principle of copyright, which is directly threatened by the settlement, be honoured and upheld in the United States".

Read the whole story: The Guardian

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Filed by Jessie Kunhardt  |