Revised Google Books Deal Draws New Fire

Law360, New York (January 28, 2010, 5:39 PM EST) -- A revised settlement in the ongoing dispute over the use of copyrighted works in Google Inc.'s digital library has garnered a fresh wave of criticism, with Amazon.com Inc. and others bombarding a federal court with renewed allegations that the deal will result in abusive pricing.

The filings in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York on Wednesday voiced a number of concerns over the updated settlement between Google, the Authors Guild Inc. and publishers that would pave the way for Google Book...
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