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  1. Link Equity Salvage: 7 Steps for Finding Your Long-Lost Links

    Xenu's Orphan Checker Give Xenu's Orphan Checker FTP access and it looks for orphan pages with no links from anywhere your site. My guess is that the Orphan Checker isn't going to show you anything that's been flat out deleted from your server, as...

  2. Google Books Makes a Deal with France's Top Publisher

    Google cites one big setback created by an opt-in system: "Orphan works," or novels whose copyright holder isn't clear, would likely never be digitized and thus may be lost completely. Hachette Livre, the publishing company that holds a quarter of...

  3. Google's Brin Defends Book Settlement in New York Times Op-Ed

    This allows access to the many orphan works whose owners have not yet been found and accumulates revenue for the rights holders, giving them an incentive to step forward. The reality is that rights holders can at any time set pricing and access...