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The Google Book Settlement: What Now?
Friday, May 20, 2011
12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Boston Bar Association - 16 Beacon Street, Boston, MA
Can Google scan millions of books and, by virtue
of possessing a vast digital library, have de facto power to license some or all
uses of the properties in that library? Last time we looked, the parties to
Author’s Guild v. Google, Inc. had hammered out a massive, game-changing
agreement that would require that book authors (many of them unknown) "opt out"
of the Google book settlement or be bound by it. The federal district court has
now disapproved of the proposed settlement. What did the court decide, and
what might happen next? Speakers Jessica Silbey, Suffolk
University School of Law, and Laura Quilter, Esq., will
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