Wednesday, September 2, 2009 Says Congress Should Address Google Book;, 9/2/09

Susan Decker and David Glovin via; Says Congress Should Address Google Book:

" Inc., the world’s largest online retailer, told a U.S. court that Congress, not Google Inc., should be responsible for establishing rules on how to deal with digital copies of books.

An agreement Google reached last year with some U.S. publishers and authors “invades the prerogatives of Congress and attempts to legislate a private solution to a problem that can only truly be solved with across-the-board changes to the copyright law that affect everyone,” said in a court filing yesterday that set out its legal arguments for opposing the settlement...

The case is Authors Guild v. Google Inc., 05-cv-8136, U.S. District Court, Southern District of New York (Manhattan)."

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