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The Google Book Settlement has been rejected

I just got this information on Twitter. The Google Book Settlement has been rejected. Judge Denny Chin ruled that the major issue was the “opt-out” portion of the settlement. You can read the Publishers Weekly report here and the PW article has a … Continue reading

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Stolen WordPress Book Reviews

I just wanted to put a little post-mortem on the whole Google Bookworm episode. If you’re just ringing in on this, please see my category for Arthur Alerts for the entire sordid problem with plagiarism and the Google Bookworm. I … Continue reading

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Google Book Settlement

The Author’s Guild and the Google Library Project have reached a settlement that appears on its face to be the lesser of all evils.  How well that appearance will hold up under scrutiny is anyone’s guess. Very briefly, here’s how … Continue reading

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