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Old 09-19-2009, 09:37 AM   #1
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Google and the Court and the Justice Dept.

Justice Department urges court to reject Google book deal


http://www.cnn.com/2009/TECH/09/19/g...oks/index.html
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More detail here:

http://www.nytimes.com/2009/09/19/te...20books&st=cse

Apparently the parties are at least talking to the Justice Dept to see if something can be worked out.
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Old 09-19-2009, 02:26 PM   #4
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Well it is "Talk like a pirate day"

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Old 09-19-2009, 03:50 PM   #6
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Apparently the parties are at least talking to the Justice Dept to see if something can be worked out.
Thanks for that, the link I posted was pretty sketchy.
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So Google will be able to show up to 20% of books online to readers for free! That's pretty nice, being able to read a chapter or so before deciding to purchase.

Because Googleis so powerful, maybe their prodding of publishers to catch up to the 21st century might work.
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