Four of the publishers in the Europe’s antitrust ebooks price-fixing probe, along with Apple, have offered to scrap their agency model in Europe and allow retailers to set any price they want for ebooks
Posted: 2012/09/19 in Education / Awareness, New Business Models, Public Policy, Stats / reports
The offer, if accepted, would hold good for two years. The parties have also offered to suspend “most favoured nation” clauses for five years.
The publishers – Macmillan, Simon & Schuster, HarperCollins, the Hachette Book Group – made the offer last month, but it’s been disclosed by the European Commission today.