Google opens digital library ahead of EU governments

The Internet search engine Google has launched its books scan engine in eight European countries.

The move comes ahead of steps by the European commission and EU member states who also plan to set up their own European digital library.

Google will on Tuesday (18 October) officially present the opening of its controversial digital library service in eight European countries at the yearly Frankfurt Book Fair, a major German cultural event.

Last Sunday, Germany, France, Italy...

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