For a quick update on the ongoing case between Google and the Authors Guild over Google Books, a judge granted a stay in the case on Tuesday, while the court reviews the recent decision to give authors the go ahead to sue Google.
Interestingly, this comes just a couple weeks after Google was denied request for a stay.
Jeff Roberts at Paid Content shares the court document, which says:
“Appellant Google, Inc. has filed a motion to stay district court proceedings pending appeal of the class certification order and appellees have filed a response stating that they consent to the stay, although not to the arguments put forward in the motion as to why Google expects to prevail on appeal. IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that the motion to stay proceedings pending appeal is GRANTED.”
Here’s the actual document: