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Google Settles Book Scanning Lawsuit

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Google has settled a seven-year legal spat with the Association of American Publishers (AAP).

The row blew up in 2005 over Google’s plan to scan and digitise books for a vast digital library.

The AAP said that the project could involve massive copyright infringement because it could make available digital copies of copyrighted works.

The settlement lets US publishers decide which works should, or should not, be in Google’s library.

Source: BBC News

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