Amazon’s European Woes Continue With New EU Investigation

The European Union's anti-antitrust crusade continues with an investigation into Amazon's ebook distribution deals. The post Amazon’s European Woes Continue With New EU Investigation appeared first on WIRED. Continue reading at 'Wired'

[ Wired | 2015-06-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon and EU 'in settlement talks' over ebook investigation

Amazon Inc and European Union regulators have started settlement discussions over the internet giant’s ebook deals with publishers, according to news reports. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2016-10-06 00:00:00 UTC ]
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EU Regulators Investigate Amazon's E-Book Practices

The move continues a trend of cracking down on the operations of major tech companies in Europe.In recent months, European regulators increasingly have been scrutinizing the practices of U.S. tech giants that dominate their respective industries, focusing their investigatory efforts on Amazon,... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2015-06-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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European commission to investigate Amazon's ebook dominance

US tech sector’s problems with Brussels deepen as competition chief focuses on allegedly restrictive contract clausesThe European commission has launched a competition inquiry into Amazon’s dominant market position in ebooks, as Brussels steps up its scrutiny of US tech groups. The EU’s... Continue reading at The Guardian

[ The Guardian | 2015-06-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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EU Commission to investigate German Amazon complaint

The complaint against Amazon that the German trade association Börsenverein officially... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Nielsen’s TV Measurement Woes Continue As It Admits OOH Undercounting Since 2020

On Tuesday, Nielsen was excitedly looking ahead to its future, touting next month's rollout of Nielsen One Alpha, the first version of its cross-platform tool that will enable publishers and marketers to transact on a single metric across linear and digital platforms. With Disney and Magna among... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Amazon corporation tax up as sales continue to soar

Amazon UK services paid £18.3m in corporation tax last year, up around 26% from £14.5m the year before, as sales soared by 64%. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Amazon Charts: Thursday Murder Club and A Promised Land continue to dominate

Richard Osman's The Thursday Murder Club (Penguin) and Barack Obama's A Promised Land (Penguin) have topped the Amazon Charts for the last full week before Christmas. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Writers and artists call for EU funds to protect European culture

Artists including writer Nina George and singer Björk have called for the European Council to provide extra funding for Europe's cultural sector following the coronavirus crisis. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Amazon Charts: Mantel's reign continues as Kay boomerangs back

Hilary Mantel's The Mirror and the Light (Fourth Estate) has held the Amazon Charts' Most-Sold: Fiction number one, as Adam Kay's This is Going to Hurt bounces back up into the Most-Sold: Non-Fiction top spot. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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EU launches anti-trust probe into Amazon's use of retailers' data

Amazon is facing a European Commission (EC) anti-trust investigation into how it uses sensitive data from independent retailers who sell on its marketplace. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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New European digital tax to ensure Amazon pays 'fair' share

Amazon may be forced to pay a new tax proposed by the European Commission on EU operations of digital businesses. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2018-03-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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European publishers’ pivot to video continues, albeit less aggressively

Digiday surveys of publisher executives found that nearly all are planning on producing more video in the coming year, but less than they initially expected. The post European publishers’ pivot to video continues, albeit less aggressively appeared first on Digiday. Continue reading at Digiday

[ Digiday | 2018-03-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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ASA considering investigation over Amazon delivery complaints

The Advertising Standards Authority has said it is assessing whether an investigation into Amazon parcel deliveries is warranted, following "a handful" of complaints. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Newspaper investigation reveals 'intolerable' working conditions at Amazon warehouse

"Exhausted" staff at Amazon are being taken away in ambulances and falling asleep on their feet due to intense pressure to meet warehouse targets, an investigation by the Mirror has claimed. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-11-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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European Commission makes Amazon's removal of MFN clauses legally binding

Amazon's offer to remove its controversial "Most Favoured Nation" (MFN) clauses from its ebook contracts has been accepted and made legally binding by the European Commission. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2017-05-05 00:00:00 UTC ]
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European Publishers 'Shocked' at EU E-book Lending Ruling

The Court of Justice of the European Union has ruled that lending of ebooks and physical books should be treated the same. Publishers immediately objected to the decision, fearing unrestricted ebook lending would cut into revenues. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

[ Publishers Weekly | 2016-11-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Illegal weapons available on Amazon, investigation finds

A Guardian investigation has revealed Amazon is selling illegal weapons on its website, including stun guns, pepper spray pistols and knuckledusters. Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-12-17 00:00:00 UTC ]
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US: authors ask DOJ to investigate Amazon

Author protest group Authors United is asking authors to sign a letter to the US Justice Department, asking it "to examine Amazon's control of the book market." The letter has been drafted with the help of the Authors Guild. Meanwhile both the American Booksellers Association and the Association... Continue reading at The Bookseller

[ The Bookseller | 2015-07-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Authors call on the US to investigate Amazon's book business

Just because Apple is on the hook for allegedly anti-competitive book sales doesn't mean that Amazon is above reproach. As promised, groups representing both authors and booksellers are calling on the US Department of Justice to investigate Amazon fo... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2015-07-14 00:00:00 UTC ]
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