OCLC faces lawsuit from California st...

OCLC faces lawsuit from California startup | The Columbus Dispatch

There are 3 comments on the Columbus Dispatch story from Jul 29, 2010, titled OCLC faces lawsuit from California startup | The Columbus Dispatch. In it, Columbus Dispatch reports that:

A California startup has sued OCLC Online Computer Library Center, accusing the Dublin-based nonprofit of having an unlawful monopoly on library cataloging and other services.

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Very

Columbus, OH

#1 Jul 29, 2010
Interesting.
Balls Deep

Columbus, OH

#2 Jul 30, 2010
"SkyRiver said when its customers went to OCLC for services, OCLC charged punitively high prices that were as much as 1,100 percent higher than they'd been charged before they became SkyRiver customers."

IF this is true then OCLC should be smacked HARD. Microsoft doesn't charge you $2,000.00 for a copy of windows7 if you own an iphone....and M$ is supposed to be an 'evil' corporation while OCLC is a not for profit!
localacademiclib rarian

Westerville, OH

#3 Jul 30, 2010
It was just a matter of time for this to happen...

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