Judge Will Not Rule on Google Books Settlement Today

By Jason Boog Comment

23googlebooks2323.jpgToday U.S. District Judge Denny Chin announced that he will take more time to make his decision about the recently revised Google Books Settlement,

The Wall Street Journal quoted the judge: “To end the suspense. I am not going to rule today … here is too much to digest.”

Our digitally obsessed sibling eBookNewser has more details: “Nonetheless, today’s fairness hearing will proceed as planned, with Lawyers from Amazon, Microsoft and the French and German governments speaking out against the revised settlement, which has already been much criticized by, among others, the Open Book Alliance and the US Department of Justice.”