Showing posts with label The agency model. Show all posts
Showing posts with label The agency model. Show all posts

Wednesday, August 10

US Lawsuit Tries To Take A Bite Out Of Apple

Apple Inc. has been accused of price fixing.
Hagens Berman, a consumer rights class-action law firm, today announced it has filed a nationwide class-action lawsuit claiming that Apple Inc. is guilty of illegal price fixing related to the Agency Model for pricing e-books. HarperCollins, Hachette, Macmillan, Penguin and S&S are also named in the suit.
Read the rest here: New US Lawsuit Accuses Apple of E-Book Price Fixing

Wednesday, May 18

The Agency Model on Steroids

The French National Assembly has voted into law a bill that allows publishers in France to not only fix the pricing of books inside France but in other countries as well.

Unfortunately—or fortunately?—the cross-border clause "contravenes European law," according to

Friday, February 4

How Apple Saved Barnes & Noble. Probably.

I wish I had thought of that title, but I didn't. It is the title of an article on The Authors Guild website and it is the best article on The Agency Model that I've read.

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