Google Book Library Facing Scrutiny (redOrbit)

Saturday, July 25th, 2009

Google’s book scanning project is already facing anti-trust criticism and awaiting court approval, and now it has also raised concerns amongst privacy advocates and civil liberties groups.

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Privacy concerns over Google book project (AFP via Yahoo! News)

Friday, July 24th, 2009

Google’s ambitious book scanning project, already facing anti-trust scrutiny and awaiting court approval, is also raising concerns among privacy advocates and civil liberties groups.

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Google Improves Book Search Service (New York Times)

Thursday, June 18th, 2009

Google?s plans to expand the scope of its Book Search service are running into static. A class action settlement with publishers and authors over Google?s book-scanning project appears to be facing a growing tide of opposition .

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It?s Not Just Microsoft That?s Balking at Google?s Book Plans (New York Times)

Saturday, April 4th, 2009

Earlier this week, Google?s public relations team sent around to reporters a story from Wired suggesting that Microsoft was behind the opposition to its sweeping settlement with book publishers and authors over its book scanning project.

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