The U.S. District Court Southern District of New York rejects a proposed settlement in the digitized book search sector (Google Books Settlement)

Moving Forward in Google Book Search* On Tuesday, after more than a year of silence, Judge Denny Chin rejected the proposed settlement in the Google book search case. The innovative settlement asked more than Rule 23 could deliver. In his words, the settlement “would simply go too far.” Others have offered a detailed run down on the opinion itself (see Kenneth Crews here and James Grimmelmann here) but I want to turn to the bigger picture and ask: Where does this result leave us? This case was always about default settings. Google could accomplish large chunks of what it sought through

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Randal C. Picker, The U.S. District Court Southern District of New York rejects a proposed settlement in the digitized book search sector (Google Books Settlement), 22 March 2011, e-Competitions Bulletin US Private Enforcement, Art. N° 38898

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