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Despite publishers’ settlement, Guild v. Google goes on

The Authors’ Guild Inc. also has a separate suit against Google, seeking $750 in damages for every copyrighted book that Google has scanned over the past eight years. Despite that lawsuit, Google has made digital copies of more than 20 ...

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Lawsuit against PublishAmerica over J.K. Rowling claim dismissed

FREDERICK — Book publisher PublishAmerica is celebrating the dismissal of a federal lawsuit alleging it deceived several authors with a false promise to show summaries of their books to “Harry Potter” creator J.K. Rowling. The Frederick News-Post reported Thursday that ...

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U.S. sues Apple, publishers over electronic books

WASHINGTON  — The Justice Department and 15 states sued Apple Inc. and major book publishers Wednesday, alleging a conspiracy to raise the price of electronic books they said cost consumers more than $100 million in the past two years by ...

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