Thursday, September 17, 2009

Report: Google considering book settlement tweaks | Relevant Results - CNET News

How about starting with a scenario that doesn’t give Google a virtual monopoly?…

Google CEO Eric Schmidt expressed frustration with the critics of the settlement earlier today in an interview with Search Engine Land's Danny Sullivan, complaining that those criticizing the settlement aren't putting forward their own solutions to create what all parties to the settlement agree would be a tremendous asset: a comprehensive digital library.

"I'm open to a better solution," Schmidt told Search Engine Land. "You will recall, we had our solution, and we were sued over it. And we then had a-god-knows-how-many years of negotiations with 27 parties, and we've actually produced a deal," he said.

Report: Google considering book settlement tweaks | Relevant Results - CNET News

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