2010


Open Book Alliance points out that improving search helps Google's bottom line

Library Journal

http://www.libraryjournal.com/article/CA6713503.html

PAM SAMUELSON, professor, University of California-Berkeley: There really are not checks and balances in the agreement about -- about pricing strategies. And it seems like, the more books that Google scans, the higher the prices can be. The entire thing transformed itself into a commercial enterprise. It's basically turned this project into a bookstore, rather than a library.

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