The European Commission holds a public hearing on the US settlement with class of authors and publishers (Google Books Settlement)

European Commission holds public hearing on the “Google Books” US settlement* On 7 September 2009, the European Commission held an “information hearing” to establish the effect on the EU market of Google’s settlement with a US class of authors and publishers, which disputed steps taken by the internet company to digitize books. “Provisional conclusions” are expected sometime in October 2009. The hearing followed concerns, raised by stakeholders and some EU governments, that Google has

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Gabriele Accardo, The European Commission holds a public hearing on the US settlement with class of authors and publishers (Google Books Settlement), 7 September 2009, e-Competitions Bulletin IT & Dominance, Art. N° 58462

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