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Authors Guild appeals decision in Google Books copyright suit

The trade association for authors appeals a judge's decision to dismiss its lawsuit against the Web giant for scanning and digitizing millions of books without copyright holders' permission.

By December 30, 2013

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Google asks court to ax book-scanning suit from Authors Guild

In its latest brief, the search giant argues that the matter should be decided on a per-book basis rather than as a whole.

By November 12, 2012

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Judge dismisses authors' case against Google Books

The finding is a major victory for Google and its efforts to show book excerpts in search results. The judge said of the project, "all society benefits."

By November 14, 2013

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Authors guild says 'one big step closer to justice'

Organization ready to move forward on Google Books lawsuit, according to its blog.

By June 1, 2012

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Google, authors wrangle in court again over digital books

The authors are asking for $3 billion in damages related to Google's digital books project, while Google is asking for class action status to be revoked.

By May 8, 2013

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Google reaches agreement with French authors

Search giant provider and writers end dispute over issue of publishing book snippets, allowing France to start electronic book sales.

By June 11, 2012

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Judge says authors can sue Google

Today's ruling says content creators can take the company to task over Google Books' scanning book practices.

By May 31, 2012

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At Google I/O, Larry Page preaches a tech fantasia

The CEO charms the Google faithful in an informal Q&A to wrap up the I/O keynote, but his answers cleverly complain about industry backstabbing while promising a utopia driven by tech.

By May 16, 2013

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Author Turow fears DOJ Apple suit would empower Amazon

The Authors Guild president dubs Amazon "Darth Vader," arguing in an op-ed that a trustbuster suit against Apple could lead to the demise of brick-and-mortar booksellers.

By March 22, 2012

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Documentary throws the book at Google scanning project

"Google and the World Brain" asks whether a universal library belongs in the hands of a corporation, no matter how well-intentioned.

By January 25, 2013