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Google Books Loses French Court Battle Over Copyright Infringement

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A Paris court has ruled that Google (NSDQ: GOOG) is guilty of violating copyrights in a case brought by French publishers against the search giant’s digital books project. Google will have to pay

One Response to “Google Books Loses French Court Battle Over Copyright Infringement”

  1. E-books compromise would be financially beneficial.

    Why don’t they work a compromise here that is beneficial to all especially the Author?

    Allow free download to certain chapters in part only that is so the reader can see if it is what they want, then build in a pay for content system that will give the Authors a small fee. This way when used by Lap Tops, PC’s and E-Books the system could then generate a lot of revenue on a Global Scale for the Copyright Holders.

    Many books stay on bookshelves never ever being read, such a waste of time and effort this is. Yet this way (I’m suggesting) the reader gets a chance to view parts of the content before deciding to purchase, everyone’s a winner.

    Signed Carl Barron Chairman of agpcuk