Google insists it has the best of intentions for its massive book-scanning project following its settlement with book rights holders, but there is still a strong undercurrent of distrust in the publishing community, CNET reports. Nothing vexes Google's opponents more than the fact that the company assumed that it had the right to digitize nearly 100 years of written material without serious negotiations with those rights holders until it was sued. Authors have until Sept. 4 to decide if they want to opt out of the settlement and preserve the right to sue Google on their own for digitizing their...

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