The latest revision to the Google Books settlement, an ongoing saga we've written about regularly here on TidBITS, is still opposed by Amazon.com and the Internet Archive, among others. The settlement in this revised version would still anoint Google with court approval as the only party in the United States that can scan and offer for sale copyrighted works that are out of print and for which the publisher isn't known. follow link
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- ExtraBITS for 1 February 2010 (01 Feb 10)
Other articles in the series Google Books Settlement
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- Why the Kindle 2 Should Speak When Permitted To (02 Mar 09)
- Authors and Publishers Settle with Google Book Search (29 Oct 08)
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