The Authors Guild et al v. Google Inc.
ORDER: Upon consideration of the letters, I will grant approximately a four-month extension, as follows:(1) Paragraph 15 of the Preliminary Approval Order is amended to extend the Opt-Out deadline to September 4, 2009 ('Extended Opt-Out Deadline"). (2) References in Paragraphs 22 and 23 of the Preliminary Approval Order to May 5, 2009 (the original "Opt-Out Deadline") are amended to refer to the Extended Opt-Out Deadline of September 4, 2009. To the extent the Court gave objectors and amici curiae until May 5, 2009 to submit their views to the Court, that date is also extended to September 4, 2009. (3) No other deadlines or provisions set forth in the Settlement Agreement will be affected by this Order. (4) Paragraph 10 of the Preliminary Approval Order is amended to provide that the Final Fairness Hearing will be held on October 7, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. before the undersigned in Courtroom llA, United States District Court for the Southern District of New York, Daniel Patrick Moynihan United States Courthouse, 500 Pearl Street, New York, New York, 10007.(5) Class Counsel will promptly (a) post notice of the Extended Opt-Out Deadline and Final Fairness Hearing date at the top of the home page of the official Settlement website, (b)issue a press release to announce these dates, and (c) notify IFRRO and the other major rights organizations that have assisted the Notice Provider. So Ordered. (Signed by Judge Denny Chin on 4/28/09) (js)