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Microsoft Rips At Google's Book-Scanning Project

Law360 (March 6, 2007, 12:00 AM EST) -- Microsoft Corp., the latest company to write off rival Google Inc.’s book-scanning project, told a publishing industry group on Tuesday that the search company “systematically violates copyright and deprives authors and publishers of an important avenue for monetizing their works.”

Microsoft’s associate general counsel, Thomas C. Rubin, delivered a scathing critique of Google’s controversial Google Print book search at the annual meeting of the Association of American Publishers in New York.

Google has, in recent years, undergone the monumental task of trying to scan every book...
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