3/6/2007

Microsoft associate general counsel Thomas C. Rubin reportedly planned to launch a broadside at Google's rival book-scanning project, in a speech scheduled to be delivered today at a meeting of a publishers' group, arguing that Google "systematically violates copyright." Rubin writes, "Companies that create no content of their own, and make money solely on the backs of other people's content, are raking in billions through advertising revenue."

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