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Google, one of the world’s largest search engines, is in the news headlines once again. The current controversy involves the legality of Google’s proposed settlement agreement with the Authors Guild and the Association of American Publishers concerning the digitization of millions of books. Both the Authors Guild and the Association of [...]

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Does Digitization Risk Too Much Disclosure?

On July 2, 2009 By Brian Van Wyk

It’s a problem as old as the system of medicine: everything written by a doctor seems to be purposefully illegible. And, according to one scholar studying American medical practices, there may be more truth to the old adage than you might think.

While many industries seem to have shifted from paper records to electronic records [...]

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Last November, we reported that Google had agreed to a $125 million settlement of a copyright class action filed against it by the Association of American Publishers and the Authors Guild in response to its Google Book Search endeavor. The details of the settlement agreement [...]

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