Google Book Project Expands Despite Legal Jams

Law360, New York (June 7, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Despite the recent legal troubles Google Inc. has experienced because of its Book Search project, the search engine giant revealed Wednesday that it would digitize up to 10 million books with the Committee on Institutional Cooperation.

The CIC is a national consortium of 12 research universities, including University of Chicago, University of Illinois, Indiana University, University of Iowa, University of Michigan, Michigan State University, University of Minnesota, Northwestern University, Ohio State University, Pennsylvania State University, Purdue University and the University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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