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Thursday, October 20, 2005

German publishers warm to Google Print

In the wake of the news of a second American copyright suit over Google Print, Deutche Welle reports that German publishers kinda like the idea.

"An increased and more direct reach to the consumer is just one way Google is promoting its new project to skeptical publishers. The company also says that publishers will be able to monitor interest in titles through the search engine, and use the information in deciding whether to reprint certain books. Google has also promised publishers a cut of the advertising that will appear on the site."

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