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2009

University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law

Antitrust and Trade Regulation

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The Google Book Search Settlement: Ends, Means, And The Future Of Books, James Grimmelmann Apr 2009

The Google Book Search Settlement: Ends, Means, And The Future Of Books, James Grimmelmann

Faculty Scholarship

For the past four years, Google has been systematically making digital copies of books in the collections of many major university libraries. It made the digital copies searchable through its web site--you couldn't read the books, but you could at least find out where the phrase you're looking for appears within them. This outraged copyright owners, who filed a class action lawsuit to make Google stop. Then, last fall, the parties to this large class action announced an even larger settlement: one that would give Google a license not only to scan books, but also to sell them ...


How To Fix The Google Book Search Settlement, James Grimmelmann Apr 2009

How To Fix The Google Book Search Settlement, James Grimmelmann

Faculty Scholarship

The proposed settlement in the Google Book Search case should be approved with strings attached. The project will be immensely good for society, and the proposed deal is a fair one for Google, for authors, and for publishers. The public interest demands, however, that the settlement be modified first. It creates two new entities—the Books Rights Registry Leviathan and the Google Book Search Behemoth—with dangerously concentrated power over the publishing industry. Left unchecked, they could trample on consumers in any number of ways. We the public have a right to demand that those entities be subject to healthy ...


So Now Who Is Special?: Business Model Shifts Among Firms That Borrow To Lend, José Gabilondo Jan 2009

So Now Who Is Special?: Business Model Shifts Among Firms That Borrow To Lend, José Gabilondo

Journal of Business & Technology Law

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Reflections On State Regulation: A Lesson Of The Economic Turmoil Of 2007-2009 , Ralph S. Tyler, Karen Stakem Hornig Jan 2009

Reflections On State Regulation: A Lesson Of The Economic Turmoil Of 2007-2009 , Ralph S. Tyler, Karen Stakem Hornig

Journal of Business & Technology Law

No abstract provided.


Rating Agencies And Reputational Risk, David Reiss Jan 2009

Rating Agencies And Reputational Risk, David Reiss

Journal of Business & Technology Law

No abstract provided.


The Subprime Meltdown: Causes, Consequences, And Solutions Jan 2009

The Subprime Meltdown: Causes, Consequences, And Solutions

Journal of Business & Technology Law

No abstract provided.


The Legacy Of Deregulation And The Financial Crisis: Linkages Between Deregulation In Labor Markets, Housing Finance Markets, And The Broader Financial Markets, Damon Silvers, Heather Slavkin Jan 2009

The Legacy Of Deregulation And The Financial Crisis: Linkages Between Deregulation In Labor Markets, Housing Finance Markets, And The Broader Financial Markets, Damon Silvers, Heather Slavkin

Journal of Business & Technology Law

No abstract provided.


Cooper V. Mcclure: The Difficulty Of Proving Antitrust Violations And The Need For A False Claims Act, Esther Lee Jan 2009

Cooper V. Mcclure: The Difficulty Of Proving Antitrust Violations And The Need For A False Claims Act, Esther Lee

Journal of Business & Technology Law

No abstract provided.


Why Did Anyone Listen To The Rating Agencies After Enron?, Claire A. Hill Jan 2009

Why Did Anyone Listen To The Rating Agencies After Enron?, Claire A. Hill

Journal of Business & Technology Law

No abstract provided.