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Google Book Search deal under fire

Original post made by googlewatch on Apr 30, 2009


Google is under increasing scrutiny for its plans to publish books online as a lawsuit settlement with authors and publishers is under court review.
Google defended the deal and explained its benefits on its [Web Link public policy blog] today.
Meanwhile, [Web Link bloggers] are criticizing Google's efforts to commoditize and control books. The justice department has opened an anti-trust inquiry into the deal, the [Web Link New York Times reports].

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