Tag Archives: Google

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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author websites

Author websites . . . what a pain, but hey, when I decided I wanted to write for publication, I knew what I was getting into, and one of the marketing tools at my disposal was some form of web presence. I … Continue reading

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e-books and libraries

Although I’m not a librarian, I have worked in a library for over seventeen years. E-books, which fall under the library jargon of “digital media,” are just another format. Lately, I’ve noticed a few advocates of e-books claim that e-books will drive … Continue reading

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Google Book Settlement

This just in: The U.S. Justice Department is officially investigating antitrust issues that may be prevalent in the Google Book Project.  Google has been officially served with a formal information request from the Justice Department.  The Justice Department is also … Continue reading

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