library_.jpgIPNews® – Google Inc. announced Thursday that it has put to rest the Association of American Publishers’ long-running copyright infringement case over Google’s scanning and digitization of copyrighted material for its online book archive project.

Under the deal, publishers will be able to choose whether to make their scanned books available digitally through Google if they so desire. The specific publishers who filed and settled the lawsuit include The McGraw-Hill Companies Inc., Pearson Education Inc., Penguin Group USA Inc., John Wiley & Sons Inc. and Simon & Schuster Inc. To continue reading, click: Google, Publishers Settle Book-Scanning Copyright Lawsuit