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  • European Commission challenges Google Books

    The European Commission is set to take on Google Books. The latest report on the Commission's Europeana project, released on Monday, urges European Union member states to digitize collections held in all their libraries, archives and museums.

    Written by Jennifer Baker11 Jan. 11 11:36
  • EU says Europe must scan books as does Google

    The European Commission issued a call to arms to European lawmakers and those involved in the process of digitizing books Monday, urging the European Union to create a "pro-competitive European" answer to the legal arrangement Google and others seek to implement in the US

    Written by Paul Meller20 Oct. 09 08:57
  • Google, authors and publishers get a month to fix settlement

    Google, the Authors Guild and the Association of American Publishers (AAP) have been given one more month to rework their agreement to settle copyright infringement lawsuits that the author and publisher groups filed against the search company.

    Written by Juan Carlos Perez08 Oct. 09 07:52
  • Judge agrees to postpone Google Books hearing

    The Authors Guild, the Association of American Publishers (AAP) and Google will get more time to modify their proposed agreement to settle lawsuits the two organizations filed against the search company over its book search service.

    Written by Juan Carlos Perez25 Sept. 09 06:58
  • Google buys reCAPTCHA to boost book scanning efforts

    Google plans to accelerate its massive efforts to scan tens of millions of books and periodicals with the acquisition on Wednesday of a company called reCAPTCHA.

    Written by Juan Carlos Perez17 Sept. 09 05:23
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  • Reports: DOJ turns up the heat on Google's book deal

    The U.S. Department of Justice has stepped up its review of a deal that would settle a lawsuit publishers and authors filed against Google over the latter's book search engine, according to published reports.

    Written by Juan Carlos Perez11 June 09 04:01