Google Makes Peace With Publishers In Book Copyright Saga

Law360, New York (October 4, 2012, 4:01 PM EDT) -- Google Inc. has reached a settlement resolving a seven-year copyright dispute with a group of publishers over its Google Library books digitization project, the parties said in a statement Thursday.

Google and the Association of American Publishers said the Internet search giant and five member publishers of the trade group had reached a deal in which publishers can now choose whether their books are digitized by Google. Publishers who opt to participate can receive a digital copy of any given work for their own use, the...
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