EU Anger Over eBook Deal Suggests Hard Times Ahead for Publishers


The Guardian – “EU Anger Over eBook Deal Suggests Hard Times Ahead for Publishers” On March 1, 2011, several publishing offices in Europe were raided by inspectors from the European Commission. The reason—the agency model adopted by many big publishers may violate EU antitrust laws. Publishers may see themselves as heroes fighting Amazon’s world dominance, but consumers see only that they are notching up prices.