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The Book Rights Registry in the Google Book Settlement

Band, Jonathan

Copyright law poses a significant challenge to any effort to create a comprehensive digital database of published books. Approximately eighty percent of these millions of titles are still under copyright. The tremendous amount of time, transaction costs and uncertainty relating to clearing the rights to so many works is overwhelming.

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Columbia Journal of Law & the Arts

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July 3, 2012
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