Tuesday, September 08, 2009

FT.com / Technology - France to oppose Google book scheme

More European adventures for Google

Google’s ambitious plans to scan millions of books and make them readable through its search engine suffered another blow on Monday after France said it would formally oppose the US settlement that Google needs to circumvent complex copyright issues.

France’s objections came as policymakers and interest groups met on Monday in Brussels to discuss the possibility of establishing a European framework that would give it permission to scan entire libraries in Europe.

FT.com / Technology - France to oppose Google book scheme

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