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Publishers battle Google book index

Suit joins action filed by authors over copyright

By Hiawatha Bray
Globe Staff / October 20, 2005

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Five major publishing firms filed suit against Internet search giant Google Inc. yesterday to stop the company from creating a digital index of millions of copyrighted books. The lawsuit, coming weeks after a group of book authors also sued Google, sets up a legal showdown over the limits of intellectual property law in the age of global computer networks. (Full article: 889 words)

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