Judge Extends Deadline For New Google Books Deal

Law360, New York (July 19, 2011, 10:31 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge on Tuesday gave Google Inc. and a group of authors and publishers additional time to discuss terms of a possible deal that would settle a lawsuit over Google's plans to create a massive digital library.

U.S. District Judge Denny Chin told attorneys that if the groups were not able to reach a settlement soon over the search engine juggernaut's plans to launch Google Books, he would decide if offering free snippets of a book online should be considered fair use, according...
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