Feds press antitrust inquiry into Google book settlement


In a sign that the government has stepped up its antitrust investigation of a class-action settlement between Google and groups representing authors and publishers, the Justice Department (DOJ) has issued formal requests for information to several of the parties involved, reports the New York Times. DOJ has sent the requests to various parties, including Google, the Association of American Publishers (AAP), the Authors Guild, and individual publishers, said Michael J.

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