Google halts book scanning

Discussion in 'The ChitChat Lounge' started by ssslayer, Aug 16, 2005.

  1. ssslayer

    ssslayer Banned

    Library search projected blasted by many publishers




    SAN FRANCISCO - Stung by a publishing industry backlash, Google Inc. has halted its efforts to scan copyrighted books from some of the nation's largest university libraries so the material can be indexed in its leading Internet search engine.



    http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/8928629/
     
  2. rechts_234

    rechts_234 New Member

    but i still see many books ...
     
  3. ssslayer

    ssslayer Banned

    yeah ... it has put the project on hiatus ... not that it has disabled the service ...

    but it was a nice move by google ...
     

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