Enterprise Applications: How Google Book Search Will Serve Users if Approved
The Department of Justice dealt Google's Book Search agreement with authors and publishers a blow Feb. 4 when it protested the amended deal and suggested that the U.S. District Court overseeing the proceedings urge the parties to revise it again. U.S. District Judge Denny Chin will convene a hearing on the deal Feb. 18, where he will likely ask Google and the Author's Guild and Association of American Publishers to return to the bargaining table. What may get lost in all of the legal lunge and parry is what the deal is about. Google last year set up this Web site dedicated to give its view on what the deal is supposed to resolve. EWEEK takes a stroll through it here.