Conn., Mo. Join In Google Books Settlement Fray

Law360, New York (September 17, 2009, 12:43 PM EDT) -- The state attorneys general for Connecticut and Missouri have added new objections to the hundreds of briefs piling up against a proposed $125 million class settlement between author and publisher groups and Google Inc., claiming that a planned library of orphaned works could violate state unclaimed property laws.

Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal and Missouri Attorney General Chris Koster separately lodged statements with the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York Sept. 15 urging Judge Denny Chin to prevent the proposed nonprofit Book...
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