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Google: Classics on line

Bloomberg reports:

Google on Wednesday plans to begin letting consumers download and print for free classic novels and other, more obscure books that are in the public domain because of their age.

Using Google's Book Search service, Web surfers hunting titles like Dante's "Inferno" will be able to download PDF files of the books for later reading, to run searches or to print them on paper. Until now, the service only allowed people to read the out-of-copyright books online.

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