Google is in talks with the US Department of Justice over possible changes to its controversial Book Search settlement. As the $125m library-scanning settlement awaits court approval, the DoJ is known to be investigating the deal. And according to anonymous sources speaking with Bloomberg, Google has teamed up with the US …
I've read this wrong, but
"where authors and publishers can resolve copyright claims in exchange for a predefined cut of Google's revenues"
implies that if you spot your work on googlebooks and claim it, then google say
"here's a dollar, go buy yourself something nice" rather than, "OK, its yours, would you be interested in selling it as an ebook?"