Copyright Head Tells House She Opposes Google Books Settlement

American Libraries – “Testifying before the House Judiciary Committee September 10, Register of Copyrights Marybeth Peters raised strong objections to the proposed settlement of lawsuits challenging Google’s Book Search project. Calling parts of the settlement “fundamentally at odds with the law”, she warned the deal could undermine Congress’ ability to govern copyrights and could have “serious international implications” for books published outside the United States, the Associated Press reported September 11.”

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