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Publishers sue over Maryland’s first-in-the-nation e-book licensing law

A publishers’ association is suing Maryland over the state’s new e-book law that requires book publishers to sell public libraries licenses to the same digital content that other customers can purchase. Maryland’s law was a first-in-the-nation effort to force major ...

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Google, publishers settle book-scanning dispute

SAN FRANCISCO — Google and major book publishers have settled a lengthy legal battle over digital copyrights, but a bigger dispute still looms with thousands of authors who allege that Google is illegally profiting from their works. The truce announced ...

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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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