FOXNews.com - Technology - Google Starts Putting Entire Books Online
Initially, I don't see a problem here. If this is material that is already in the public domain that they are certainly in their power to do it. Much of it is already on the internet anyway. I understand that publishers that republish these old titles are afraid that it will steal some revenue, but that's the way it works. I'll keep my Henry James titles on the shelf.
The link if you're interested: http://www.print.google.com.