Microsoft’s Objections to the Proposed Settlement in the Google Books Lawsuits

Posted by David Bowermaster, Blog Administrator

Today, Microsoft filed a brief with the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York raising several objections to the proposed settlement in the copyright infringement lawsuits filed against Google in 2005 related to Google Books. You can find the brief here.

Microsoft's objections are among many filed raising concerns about the proposed settlement. Click here to view an index to other objections filed by a wide array of authors, publishers, academics, libraries, consumer advocacy groups, non-profit organizations, and companies around the world. Objections have also been filed recently by several governments, including Germany, France and the state of Connecticut.


Comments (1)

  1. Anonymous says:

    Thank you for posting the brief. Are the "anticompetitive effects" that would harm Bing were this settlement approved (page 2 of the brief) central to the legal argument here, or is that an ancillary argument?

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