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Peter Brantley

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Google Books and the High Bar for Approval: Why Opt-In May Sink the Deal

(0) Comments | Posted November 3, 2009 | 2:20 PM

A week ago, I wrote the first of a three part series looking at why Google and its partners in the Book Search Settlement have their work cut out for them if they plan to address the Department of Justice's mountain of concerns about the deal. My first column...

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Google Books: A High Bar for Approval

(1) Comments | Posted October 23, 2009 | 6:14 PM

Earlier this month, I penned a piece here applauding the Department of Justice's intervention in the Google Book Search case and questioning whether private entities like Google and the Association of American Publishers could be expected to produce a revised settlement that would adequately serve the many public interests...

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Google Books: Right Goal, Wrong Solution

(7) Comments | Posted October 1, 2009 | 6:44 PM

The first anniversary of the collapse of major U.S. financial institutions has just passed, and in its wake much has been written about the delicate balance between prudent government oversight and free market ideals. Recent attention by the Department of Justice to the Google Book Search case underscores that strong...

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