Revised Google Books Deal Still Needs Work: DOJ

Law360, New York (February 4, 2010, 7:41 PM EST) -- The U.S. Department of Justice has again panned Google Inc.'s plan to become the world's digital librarian, saying a redrawn class settlement in the Google Books case makes progress over an earlier version but still grants the technology giant too much.

“Substantial issues remain,” the DOJ said in a brief filed late Thursday in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York. Google revised its original agreement with a class of authors and publishers after it received a host of criticism, including from...
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