As Competition Wanes, Amazon Cuts Back Discounts

Submitted by Blake on Mon, 07/08/2013 - 08:06

“Amazon is doing something vitally important for book culture by making books readily available in places they might not otherwise exist,” said Ted Striphas, an associate professor at Indiana University Bloomington. “But culture is best when it is robust and decentralized, not when there is a single authority that controls the bulk of every transaction.”