EU accepts Amazon e-book contract changes

Thursday 4 May 2017 | 16:42 CET | News
The European Union's competition authorities have accepted commitments proposed by Amazon to change the way it sells e-books. The online retailer agreed to drop some restrictive clauses in its e-book contracts with publishers following an investigation launched by the European Commission in June 2015 it accused Amazon of breaching EU antitrust rules by demanding the most favourable distribution deals. The clauses covered not only price but also business models, release dates, catalogues of e-books, features of e-books, promotions, agency prices, agency commissions and wholesale prices, said

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Amazon / European Commission
Countries: Europe
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