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Authors Guild asks US court to rule against Google

The Authors Guild says that Google Inc. is stealing business from retailers and has asked a New York federal appeals court to find that the Internet giant is violating copyright laws with its massive book digitization project.

dateApr 11, 2014 in Internet
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Authors oppose Amazon control of .book websites

Groups representing US authors and publishers called Monday on the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers to deny online retailer Amazon exclusive rights to websites ending with .book, .author, ...

dateMar 11, 2013 in Internet
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Federal judge delays Google case pending appeal

(AP)—A federal appeals judge in New York has agreed to delay a court challenge to Google Inc.'s plans to create the world's largest digital library while the court considers whether authors should receive class status.

dateSep 17, 2012 in Internet
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Judge refuses to delay NY case for Google appeal

(AP)—The federal judge presiding over challenges to Google Inc.'s plans to create the world's largest digital library has refused to delay the 7-year-old case while Google appeals his decision to grant authors class certification.

dateAug 29, 2012 in Internet
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US sues Apple, publishers over e-book prices

(AP) -- The government says avid best-seller readers who use electronic books have been getting ripped off. Tina Fey's "Bossy Pants," Tim Tebow's "Through My Eyes" and Keith Richards' `"Life" - maybe they ...

dateApr 11, 2012 in Business
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