Business of Books

A Tale of the Google Book Settlement and the Public Interest: Conclusions on the Competitive Elements

David Balto

About the Program

Google's booksearch settlement deal with book publishers may have far-reaching implicatons: it may expand access to volumes of books, but it may also inhibit competition.  The event was a panel discussion at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C.

About the Authors

David Balto

David Balto is a senior fellow at the Center for American Progress.  He's was a private antitrust attorney and later worked in the Antitrust Division at the Department of Justice.  Mr Balto is also a former policy director of the Bureau of Competition of the Federal Trade Commission.

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  • Sunday, September 20th at 4:15pm (ET)
  • Sunday, September 20th at 9am (ET)
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