Publishers Voice Concern Over Google Library Project

Law360, New York (May 24, 2005, 12:00 AM EDT) -- A trade group representing university publishers has warned Google Inc. that its plan to put library collections online “appears to involve systematic infringement of copyright on a massive scale.”

In a letter to Google, Peter Givler, executive director of the Association of American University Presses, said that Google's plan to make millions of books searchable online could damage the finances of the trade group's 125 members.

“The idea that once this gigantic digitization project has been completed anyone with a computer and internet access will be...
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