Google and Orphan Works
This article throws some very interesting light on the publicized settlement by Google.
From Open Education News:
"A2K and orphaned work: the rise of the Open Access Trust Inc"
April 14, 2009 ·
"On April, 13 a group of professors lead by Charles Nesson, Lewis Hyde and Harry Lewis requested a pre-motion conference to Judge Denny Chin seeking to file a motion to intervene in the case Authors Guild v. Google."