On Friday, September 17, indie booksellers met with Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal and members of his staff to discuss the digital content agency model and the dangers posed by below-cost pricing ... The booksellers stressed ... that they strongly support the agency model for the sale of digital content because it prevents predatory pricing practices by online superstores [read here: Amazon] and allows for a wide diversity of retailers in the marketplace.The article goes on to say that, "According to published reports, the Texas attorney general is also making inquiries about the e-book market."
John Godfrey Saxe wrote a very famous poem here about six blind men who went to "see" an elephant. Each of them grabbed a different part of the beast's body and, therefore, described the elephant differently.
I'm not going to retrace my steps. Go here to read my June 2 post on the Texas AG's investigation.
Go here to read the entire article on Bookselling This Week.