Centre protests copyright violation by Google Books (Express India)

Sunday, November 8th, 2009

Web portal Google Books’ initiative to create a digital library by scanning printed publications has triggered alarm bells in India, forcing the Centre to take up the matter with the US government.

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China authors say Google violated copyrights (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

Thursday, October 22nd, 2009

A group representing authors in China has accused Google of violating copyrights with its digital library, a claim that Google denies by saying the service complies with international law.

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China authors says Google violated copyrights (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

Thursday, October 22nd, 2009

A group representing authors in China has accused Google of violating copyrights with its digital library, a claim that Google denies by saying the service complies with international law.

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Germany criticizes Google for copyright infringement (Reuters via Yahoo! News)

Saturday, October 10th, 2009

German Chancellor Angela Merkel on Saturday criticized the efforts of Google Inc to build a massive digital library, saying the Internet should not be exempt from copyright laws.

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In E-Books, It?s an Army vs. Google (New York Times)

Wednesday, October 7th, 2009

A broad array of authors, academics, librarians and public interest groups are fighting Google?s plan to create a huge digital library and bookstore.

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Google to reincarnate digital books as paperbacks (AP via Yahoo! News)

Thursday, September 17th, 2009

Google Inc. is giving 2 million books in its digital library a chance to be reincarnated as paperbacks.

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11th-Hour Filings Oppose Google?s Book Settlement (New York Times)

Wednesday, September 9th, 2009

A federal judge must now begin untangling the competing claims about the effects of an agreement granting Google the right to create the world?s largest digital library and bookstore.

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Judge extends deadline to debate Google book deal (AP via Yahoo! News)

Thursday, September 3rd, 2009

The final assault on a class-action settlement that would expand Google Inc.’s already vast digital library has been delayed until next week.

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Amazon.com makes its case against Google book deal (AP via Yahoo! News)

Wednesday, September 2nd, 2009

Online bookseller Amazon.com Inc. is warning a federal judge that Internet search leader Google Inc. will be able to gouge consumers and stifle competition if it wins court approval to add millions more titles to its already vast digital library.

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Google Book-Scanning Pact to Give Libraries Input on Price (New York Times)

Thursday, May 21st, 2009

The agreement would give some libraries a degree of oversight over the prices that Google could charge for its vast digital library.

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