Amazon Demanded Same Terms From Publishers For Which Apple is Now On Trial


“When Amazon, whose complaints are believed to have initiated the case, finally did renegotiate its e-book agreements from wholesale to agency pricing, what do you think it demanded from publishers?

The very same agency terms that Apple demanded and that the government decries as components of an Apple-led conspiracy: A 30 percent commission on e-book sales, pricing tiers and caps, and, yes, a “most favored nation” clause.”