According to this post:
“In an effort to defend itself against a lawsuit filed by book publishers, Google is subpoenaing documents from competitors Yahoo and Microsoft. Google hopes to get useful data to help form a legal defense after being sued by a number of organizations“
Google are also subpoenaing documents from Amazon, Random House and the Association of American Publishers.
More Google news: site: command “broken”. Matt says they were “pushing a new binary”.
Unrelated, yet excellent – how to write clearly. Yes, I’m taking notes.