U.S. Court Allows Google to Appeal Digital Books Class Status

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Google Inc (GOOG) won permission on Tuesday to appeal the granting of class-action status to thousands of authors who are suing the company over its plan to create the world's largest digital books library.

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In a brief order, the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York said Google may appeal a May 31 decision by a federal judge letting the authors sue as a group, rather than