Pullman: 'Amazon investigation should include author earnings'

Pullman: 'Amazon investigation should include author earnings'

Philip Pullman has warned that the European Commission should consider falling author income as part of its investigation into Amazon's e-book business.

The author warned The Bookseller that the investigation, announced yesterday (11th June), was failing to take the role of the author into account, because there was seemingly no mention of “the creators of the work that all this is about, namely the authors” in the reasons behind the move.

“The EU Commissioner says that Amazon ‘offers consumers a comprehensive service,’ and wants to make sure ‘that Amazon’s arrangements with publishers ar...

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