E-book price-fixing law passed in France

Written By: Barbara Casassus Publication Date: Wed, 18/05/2011 - 14:45 The French National Assembly yesterday (17th May) voted into law a bill allowing publishers to fix prices of all ebooks sold in France. The text says that retailers inside or outside France must respect the fixed prices. This cross-border clause was the main stumbling block to the legislation, as it contravenes European law. It is expected to lead to a clash with the European Commission and could end up before the European Court of Justice. Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2011-05-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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