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Internet, technology, and property scholar James Grimmelmann joins us to discuss, among other things, the fight over the Google Books settlement, modern Libraries of Alexandria, and the nature of the legal academic mission. This show’s links: James Grimmelmann’s wesbite (containing links to his scholarship, courses, blog, and more) Cornell Tech James Somers, Torching the Modern-Day Library of Alexandria James Grimmelmann, Future Conduct and the Limits of Class-Action Settlements For many resources on the Google Books case and settlement, visit the site James and his students created: thepublicindex.org Authors Guild v. Google; Authors Guild v. HathiTrust Sony Corp. v. Universal Studios About A&M Records, Inc. v. Napster, Inc. Video from the panel discussion at UC Berkeley’s April 2012 Orphan Works and Mass Digitization Conference diybookscanner.org Internet Archive Books Vernor Vinge, Rainbow’s End About shotgun sequencing, the DNA sequencing method used by Celera Genomics to sequence the human genome in…