Commentary: J'accuse! The battle over Google books hits Europe
The legal wrangling over Google Books - the internet giant's wildly ambitious project to become one of the largest libraries and booksellers in the world - has taken on an international flavour. In late September a French publisher accused the ubiquitous search engine of breaking French copyright law in its effort to scan millions of books. Debate is now taking off across Europe.
Google’s plan for a digital book monopoly is hotly contested by European publishers
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