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The Leading Players in the Amazon-Hachette Dispute: Notables of 2014

The dispute over ebook terms between Amazon and Hachette Book Group USA generated headlines around the world when the e-tailer stopped accepting preorders on HBG titles and delayed shipments on some print titles. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-11-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Preston: 'Authors United will fight on'

Campaign group Authors United will continue its “efforts to persuade” the Antitrust Division of the Justice Department in the US to look into Amazon’s market practices, saying there are "still many open questions about Amazon's market power". The group was set up by American author Douglas... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2014-11-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors ask the government to investigate Amazon

The Authors Guild met with Justice Department officials to ask the agency to launch an investigation into Amazon, expressing concern that the retail giant might be violating antitrust law in its fight with Hachette over ebook terms. Continue reading at 'The Christian Science Monitor'

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-10-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon, Perseus Reach New E-book Deal

According to several sources, the Perseus Books Group has completed negotiations over new ebook terms with Amazon. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-09-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Orwell estate hits back at Amazon's corporate 'doublespeak'

Internet retailer accused of using tactics from Orwell's 1984 in war of words with the publisher HachetteRepresentatives of George Orwell have described Amazon's selective quoting of the Nineteen Eighty-Four author as "dystopian and shameless" and "as close as one can get to the Ministry of... Continue reading at 'The Guardian'

[ The Guardian | 2014-08-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Much at Stake in Amazon-HBG Fight

Among the issues in dispute between Amazon and the Hachette Book Group are negotiations over new ebook terms, sources familiar with the matter said. And publishers also see the latest fight with Amazon as part of an ongoing battle to retain retail diversity. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2014-05-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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