Sunday, August 30, 2009

Amazon, Yahoo & Microsoft Teaming Up Against Google

Not sure how I missed this (it was published 8/21), but these "tech giants" are teaming up with the non-profit Internet Archive's Open Book Alliance to stop Google from monopolizing the online book market. Meanwhile, the Justice Department is investigating whether Google's digitization project violates anti-trust laws. In addition, privacy advocates (including the American Library Association) are concerned that users' privacy might be negatively affected. Wow. So many issues:

Read the BBC article that explains all it all here.

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