Google Seeks to Settle Book-Scanning Case for $125 Million

In another step toward changing the future of books, Google Inc. has reached an agreement with publishers and authors to scan millions of copyrighted titles and post them on the Internet for users to read and print for a fee. Under the agreement, Google will pay $125 million to settle a long-standing class-action lawsuit with the Association of American Publishers and with the Authors Guild, which represents more than 8,000 authors.

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