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The Tragedy Of Google Books: How 'The Most Significant Humanities Project Of Our Time Was Dismantled In Court'

"Somewhere at Google there is a database containing 25 million books and nobody is allowed to read them." James Somers runs down the history of the massive book-scanning project and of Authors Guild v. Google - and how "perhaps the most adventuresome class action settlement ever attempted" was taken apart despite the best interests of […]
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