Google and the World Brain

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Google and the World Brain
Google and the World Brain poster.jpg
Film poster
Directed byBen Lewis
Produced by
  • Fiona O'Doherty
  • Viva Van Loock
  • Bettina Walter
Music byLucas Ariel Vallejos
CinematographyFrank-Peter Lehmann
Edited bySimon Barker
Release date
  • 18 January 2013 (2013-01-18)
Running time
90 minutes
  • United Kingdom
  • Spain
  • Germany
  • English
  • French
  • Spanish
  • German
  • Catalan

Google and the World Brain is a 2013 documentary movie about the Google Books Library Project directed by Ben Lewis, produced by BBC, Polar Star Films and Arte. The main focus in the plot is on copyright controversy caused by the project that resulted in Google Book Search Settlement Agreement. It features interviews with many figures concerned, which include German chancellor Angela Merkel and Creative Commons founder Lawrence Lessig.

The movie has received several awards at festivals.

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