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For example, the scope of foreign works it covered was significantly reduced.
It included only foreign works registered with the United States Copyright Office as well as those not registered in the United States but published in Australia, Canada and the United Kingdom before January 5, 2009.
On October 7, 2010, Judge Chin postponed the fairness hearing and set a new date for the submission of a revised settlement agreement.
This was submitted on November 13, and preliminarily agreed on November 27.
New notices describing the revised agreement were published, and new time frames were announced for opting–out, filing objections and for the date of the fairness hearing.
The revised settlement addressed a number of concerns.
Google argued that its actions were covered by fair use.The class action lawsuit brought by authors and book publishers against Google in 2005 alleged willful copyright infringement in connection with Google’s systematic reproduction, without permission, of millions of copyrighted books, in their entirety.