This should be interesting: The NYPL and WIRED Magazine present a discussion about the competing interests and issues raised by the Google Print Library Project, and whether a universal digital repository of our collective knowledge is in our future.
Allan Adler, Association of American Publishers
Chris Anderson, Wired Magazine
David Drummond, Google
Paul LeClerc & David Ferriero, The New York Public Library
Lawrence Lessig, Stanford Law School
Nick Taylor, The Authors Guild
The event is sold out, but you can watch a live webcast starting at 7PM eastern tonight via this link (Quicktime required).
Postscript from Gary:
At the recent Internet Librarian Conference, Adam Smith, the senior business product manager for Google Print (or is that Google Book Search?) appeared on several panels. Summaries follow: