Google digital library faces outcry at NYC hearing

AP – “U.S. District Judge Denny Chin already has read more than 500 submissions about a $125 million settlement aimed at ending a pair of 2005 lawsuits brought by authors and publishers and clearing legal obstacles to a gigantic online home for digital books. On Thursday, he was to hear statements from interested parties before deciding whether changes made to a deal first announced in October 2008 are sufficient to withstand constitutional scrutiny. It’s unclear when he’ll rule.”

Here’s an update from Reuters

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