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Google announces digital book venture in France

PaidContent.org, here.
"Google said the new deal is not directly tied to a law passed by France this spring that creates a new royalty collection mechanism for out-of-print works that will be owned in part by the state and managed in part by the Bibliothèque nationale. But the company added the law is accelerating efforts to put digital copies of the publishers’ books into circulation" (emphasis added).

Off-Topic: George Soros at Trento Economics Festival

Video here, remarks here