Plaintiffs Ask To Scrap Hearing In Google Books Deal

Law360, New York (September 22, 2009, 5:49 PM EDT) -- Author and publisher groups involved in a $125 million copyright settlement with Google Inc. asked a federal court Tuesday to postpone a final fairness hearing scheduled for October while they work with the U.S. Department of Justice to revise the agreement.

The Authors Guild Inc. and the Association of American Publishers filed a joint motion with the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York to cancel a hearing planned for Oct. 7, saying they need more time to address the concerns of the...
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