Google ebooks settlement is rejected
The Google ebooks settlement was rejected Tuesday by Judge Denny Chin in U.S. District Court in New York. In November 2009, Chin had granted the settlement preliminary approval.
In a 48-page decision, Chin found the amended settlement agreement between the Authors Guild and other plaintiffs and Google, the defendant, to be overly broad.
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