Originally Posted by Ben Thornton
is interesting. It says a number of things:
1. It calls the agency model "Apple's" rather than the publishers'
There are plenty of published reports that it was Apple that "suggested" the Agency model to the Price-Fix Five. It's the model they use on iTunes so by getting publishers to adopt it they could use their existing processes and not have to keep two separate processes for apps/music/video and ebooks.