Top 10 ed-tech stories of 2009: No. 7
Google's ambitious book-scanning project draws antitrust concerns
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In October 2008, Google settled a lawsuit with the Authors Guild and the Association of American Publishers over its extensive book-scanning project, and a federal judge was expected to approve the settlement this past spring. But concerns arose that the deal would give Google too much power over access to digital texts, forcing the company to rewrite the settlement to appease a growing chorus of critics--and now the revised deal awaits a hearing in February 2010. Read more with registration.