Judge delays Google books hearing

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An increasing number of authors, copyright specialists, academics, law professors and public interest groups have opposed the 134-page settlement, saying that it goes too far. "It is clear to us that the settlement, if approved, will shape the future of reading, research, writing and publication practices for decades to come," Professor Pamela Samuelson of the University of California-Berkeley School of Law wrote in an April 27 letter to the judge.