Google's digital library plans were sidetracked when a federal judge rejected a settlement between the internet giant and those suing for copyright infringement. Judge Denny Chin of the 2nd Circuit said the 2008 settlement, reached to resolve two lawsuits challenging the mass scanning of books and the display of "snippets" for online searching, went "too far."
Judge Rules Google Book Settlement Goes 'Too Far'
New York Law Journal
March 23, 2011
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