by Mike Masnick
Fri, Dec 18th 2009 3:35pm
With France gearing up to dump another billion dollars at its own anti-Google book scanning project, it shouldn't come as much of a surprise that a French court has ruled that Google's book scanning project violates copyright law. It's also fining Google 10,000 euros per day until it removes the books in question. Better solution: just block people from French IPs from accessing Google Books.
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