The Google Book Settlement: What's in it for writers?
Free public informational events with writers' groups and legal experts:
Berkeley, CA: Friday, January 22, 2010, 7 p.m.
2070 Allston Way, 1 block from Berkeley BART (UAW local 2865, U.C. academic student employees union)
Along with Edward Hasbrouck, co-chair of the Book Division of the NWU, confirmed speakers including U.C. Berkeley law school professor Pamela Samuelson, the initiator of a joint letter to the court by academic authors who object to the settlement, and attorney Cindy Cohn, legal director of the Electronic Frontier Foundation, who represents authors who object to the proposed settlement on privacy grounds.
For more information: http://www.nwubook.org/NWU-GBS2-events.html