Europe uniting against Schmidt’s Google print project

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Europe uniting against Schmidt's Google print project

Culture vulture? In The Library Of Babel Argentinean erudite Jorge Luis Borges proposed the idea of a boundless athenaeum, where man could find any book at will.

Google announced a library-indexing project last year, but the search giant’s Borgesian aspirations seem to have got a few backs up in Europe, which is rallying to an alternative. France’s decision to create its online Babel of European literature received critical backing from Germany, Hungary, Italy, Poland and Spain this week.

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