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Open Book Alliance Releases

Open Book Alliance Releases Letter to Google and its Partners Calling for a Transparent, Open and Inclusive Process October 6, 2009

Open Book Alliance Releases “Facts Vs. Fiction About the Google Book Settlement; Urges House Judiciary Committee to Explore Seven Crucial Topics – September 10, 2009

Open Book Alliance Members and Others Urge House Judiciary Committee to Carefully Scrutinize Google Book Settlement – September 9, 2009

Open Book Alliance Files Brief Countering Proposed Google Book Settlement – September 8, 2009

Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America Joins Open Book Alliance – September 2, 2009

Diverse Coalition Unites To Counter Google Book Settlement – August 26, 2009

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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