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Oh OH! Justice Looking Into Google Book Settlement

Strange things are afoot in the world of digital books, and I don't mean inappropriate book content. According to the New York Times, the Justice Department is opening an antitrust inquiry to examine the recent settlement between Google Books and the Association of American Publishers and the Authors Guild. There are so many facets to this story it literally boggles the mind. Is Google creating a monopoly with this agreement? What happens to access if Google no longer exists? Is the book industry being greedy by asking too much? Are copyright laws in the Internet age too Draconian? Stay tuned because this is definitely a story worth following.

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