Thursday, March 18, 2010

The E-book publisher war between Amazon and the publishers rachets up again

With the impending release of the iPad and it's e-book store as well as the release of the iPhone/iPod touch app for the B&N e-book store, Amazon is again threatening publishers with pulling of their content unless they make concessions to multiple year contracts with Amazon, not to maintain exclusive content but to keep the prices down.

A good, consumer move or e-book suicide?

A link to the article in today's NY Times is below.


Amazon Threatens Publishers as Apple Looms

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