Peter Brantley

Peter is the Director of the Bookserver Project at the Internet Archive, a San Francisco-based not-for-profit library. He was previously the Director of the Digital Library Federation, a non-profit association of research and national libraries.  He has worked in senior information technology management roles at the University of California; the New York University Libraries and Press; Rapt, a startup firm focusing on advertising optimization, acquired by Microsoft; and the mass market division of Random House.

He is a regular contributor to several blogs on libraries and publishing, writes extensively on transformations in media and information access, and is on the program committee for O’Reilly Media’s Tools of Change in Publishing Conference. With colleagues in the open software community, he has been leading the development and adoption of the Open Publication Distribution System (OPDS).  He has also served as a board member of the International Digital Publishing Forum, the standards organization for ebooks.  Peter is @naypinya on twitter.

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Important Dates

December 14, 2009
Notice begins

January 28, 2010
Deadline for authors to opt out of the settlement

January 28, 2010
Deadline to file objections and/or amicus briefs

February 4, 2010
Deadline to file notice of intent to appear at Fairness Hearing

February 4, 2010
DOJ response

February 11, 2010
Plaintiffs move for final approval

February 18, 2010
Final Fairness Hearing

March 31, 2011
Deadline to claim Books and Inserts