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Future Of Google Digital Library Remains Uncertain | Posted 06.11.2011 | Home

It was a glittering dream: A vast worldwide digital library, tens of millions of books all in one easily accessible place . . . named Google....

Google Books: Why Is The Settlement Stalled Six Years After Publishers Reach Agreement?

CNET | Tom Krazit | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

At this point, Google and the Authors Guild must feel like they are in a James Joyce novel. The Google Books case drags on with no hint of when the s...

Google Books May Change Copyright Law And Privacy

San Jose Mercury News | Mike Swift | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

SAN JOSE -- Sometime in the near future, a federal judge will decide whether Google can proceed with its plan to create a digital library and bookstor...

Google Books Settlement: Key Players Comment

The Huffington Post | Amy Hertz and Jessie Kunhardt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

It's been three years since the lawsuit was filed that launched the Google Books Settlement, a long series of back-and-forth negotiations about the co...

Google And The New Digital Future

The New York Review of Books | Robert Darnton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Robert Darnton The New York Review of Books November 9 is one of those strange dates haunted by history. On November 9, 1989, the Berlin Wall fell, s...

Competition That Works: Why the Google Books Project Is Good for Consumers and Its Competitors

David Balto | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
David Balto

There are two fundamental questions at issue in this battle. First, will consumers significantly benefit? And, secondly, will the project in any way hurt the ability of others to compete in the market?