Originally Posted by hwlester
Agreed. In most cases, I'm not willing to pay the same price for an ebook as the cover price on the physical book, especially when I can often find the physical book discounted... so I don't buy them. When I'm able to shop around and get what I consider to be a fair price or a bargain, I'll purchase them then.
This is what normally happens, but the collusion made it so there would be the same price everywhere, no discounts possible.