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06 February 2007

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Des

Hi,

The growth of google is getting a bit scary in a monopolistic sense. But thats just my impression. What are your thoughts?

ch.santakar

Nothing could replace the joy of reading a book turning pages physically . While I welcome the availability of books on line , it should not be thought of replacing the book itself. Keep going to the nearby libraries and lets search the Truth lying in the self .
with regards
ch.santakar
koraput
osissa, India

Tezera Getahun

The Google's project is impressive to enhance access to books, but it shouldn't impair access to knowledge due to high fee. I agree with the idea that says the project may not replace the book itself, but increase only its availability in space and time.

Tezera Getahun
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Rina Mukherji

I am doubtful whether the euphoria booklovers share concerning digitisation is justified at all. I do not think this will translate into a more easier availability of information either. The projects are clearly driven by commercial considerations and meant to enhance the sales of publishing houses.

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