In a break with the University of California's administration, faculty leaders are raising concerns about the proposed Google Books settlement, reports the New York Times. A group of prominent faculty representatives from the university, one of Google's earliest and closest allies in its plan to digitize books from major libraries, is the latest to raise concerns about important aspects of the high-profile class-action settlement between Google and groups representing authors and publishers. The professors include members of the university's Academic Council, as well as the chair of the Academic Senate's Committee on Libraries and Scholarly Communication. Their views suggest something...

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