Google Books Rival Objects to Settlement ( via Yahoo! Finance)

Monday, April 20th, 2009

San Francisco’s Internet Archive wants to intervene in the $125 million settlement with authors and publishers that gives Google the rights to scan and sell books on the Internet. In a Friday letter to the New York judge handling the case, the digital library claims that if the settlement is approved, it would give Google a monopoly on “orphan works” — out-of-print books whose copyright owner …

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