Originally Posted by Ben Thornton
It will be interesting to see how Amazon in the UK affects all of this. If they maintain their current policy, and keep increasing the available content, the UK could overtake the US in ebook share (I mean a bigger %age of UK business than %age of US business). If that happened, perhaps publishers would wake up to the opportunity and start making it easier to access content and give them (a reasonable amount of) money for it. Here's hoping!
It is a great set of circumstances right now-Amazon can show which pricing model is most effective to both increase profits/move more ebooks. It will be interesting to see if the publishers learn from it.