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Google to offer Online Access

Apr 18 2007

Google's presentation at this week's London Book Fair included a glimpse at an option that they expect to make available later this year—Online Access. Google has made reference to the program before, but has provided few details. Under the program consumers will be able to buy or rent a book’s content to read directly on their computers. Publishers will determine what books will be made available through the program and how much of the content will be available for sale. A print capability and cut-and-paste options will be available, although details have not been worked out on either option. Pricing will be set by the publishers.

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