Author: Emmet O’Grady

Google Books Settlement – an update

Here is an update following the article in the November/December 2009 issue. On 18 February 18 US District Judge Denny Chin, who is considering the terms of the Google Books settlement, announced that he would “end the suspense” by revealing that he would not rule on the settlement just yet. It is reported that there […]

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The Google Books settlement

The Google Books settlement, if approved, will constitute a significant development in the area of copyright, particularly digital copyright, in both the US and the rest of the world. Background In 2004, Google announced that it had reached an agreement with a number of US libraries to digitise books and materials held in the collections […]

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