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Well now...
« on: October 30, 2020, 02:09:52 AM »
This is interesting, a few snippets:

Title: US publishing bodies protest against Amazon tactics

"Key trade bodies in the US – the Association of American Publishers, the Authors Guild and the American Booksellers Association – have sent a letter to Capitol Hill to protest against "anti-competitive tactics" which they say give Amazon "extraordinary" market dominance in the digital books market."

"Its (Amazon's) practices against both book suppliers and book customers have threatened the vitality of the American publishing industry and rendered any meaningful competition from other publishers, booksellers or emerging platforms impossible."

"...Amazon holds an outsized position of power and control in our country, giving it the ability to interfere with the free flow of information, ideas and literature on a large scale."

Link to article.

UPDATED: I found this too... WOW, very insightful.

The 2020 eBook Market Analysis

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