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Google gets two months to finalize Google Books

2nd Circuit judge demands digital-library proposal that doesn’t infringe on copyrights

Google’s attempt to create the world’s largest digital library has been stalled for years, but the saga could come to a close this September.

Yesterday 2nd Circuit Judge Denny announced a new hearing date for Sept. 15 in the legal skirmish between Google and various book publishers, authors and trade associations, which originally sued the Internet giant in 2005, alleging the proposed online library project reprinted book passages without authors’ permission and infringed copyrights.

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