Congress Should Tackle Google Library, Group Urges

Law360, New York (October 25, 2005, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Congress should take up Google’s controversial “Print Library” project at a special hearing, a consumer advocacy group urged Tuesday.

The National Consumer League, the nation’s oldest consumer advocacy group, sent letters to Senators Lamar Smith and Orrin Hatch asking them to initiate hearings about the controversial project.

The letters explain that while the group sees the potential in the Google plan to digitize the contents of several university libraries, it feels the company has not adequately addressed several issues.

“NCL is concerned that Google has not...
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