Authors Get $60 Per Book — And 63 Percent Of Ad Revenue — In Google Book Settlement

image*Google* settled its longstanding Book Search lawsuit last October for $125 million, and now affected authors and publishers have begun submitting claims for compensation via a special site. Claimants are eligible for $60 per scanned book — and 63 percent of any revenue *Google* generates from ads running against copyrighted material. Google (NSDQ: GOOG) is required to notify affected authors, publishers and their heirs that they may be eligible for payment as part of the settlement; CNET reports that the company has published the notice in 218 countries and 72 languages.

As TechCrunch notes, it

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