This information is then processed in the machine to give the user a price quote, and then the payout in cash.
The concept of delaying the talent's payout until the studio recoups is not new.
But was his pursuit of happiness worth the payout (and the fallout)?
“SNAP has no credibility whatsoever,” Dolan said last summer when allegations of the payout first surfaced.
And the payout could be well more than the original $100,000 to $250,000 price tag for Olenicoff.
So they cut her off with a payout of only €10,000 (about $13,000).
Dauman already walked away from Viacom once before, the last time with a $34 million payout in the wake of the merger with CBS.
And an 800-to-1 payout assumes Facebook has a fairly disappointing stock-market debut.
It is considering sending a formal notice to Steinberg that it wants to reduce its payout schedule starting in 2010.
His net worth was $2.2 billion, not including a $188 million payout triggered by his death.