Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Google Books Settlement Extension Granted

Google and its partners in the great Google Books Settlement have been granted an extension in filing their revised settlement, Publishers Weekly reports. Judge Denny Chin agreed to allow the parties to file their revisions "no later than this Friday, November 13." (The original submission deadline was Monday, 9 November).

In their letter requesting the extension Google & Co. indicated that they "have been in discussions with the Department of Justice both prior to and since the October 7 status conference. We met with the Department as recently as this past Friday, November 6."