Amazon Tries to Cut Out Middle Man With New Kindle Terms

Good and bad news for digital publishers. Amazon just dropped approximately 4,500 Kindle titles published through the Independent Publishers Group (IPG), the country’s second-largest
Good and bad news for digital publishers. Amazon just dropped approximately 4,500 Kindle titles published through the Independent Publishers Group (IPG), the country's second-largest distributor of books. IPG President Mark Suchomel, in an email cited on the Publishers Lunch blog, said Amazon was pressuring publishers and distributors "to change their terms for electronic and print books to be more favorable toward Amazon."This is unfortunate since Amazon's dominance in both the print and ebook markets is…...

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