Originally Posted by fjtorres
The US Justice Dept took note and acted.
Even though all the conspirators got was a wrist-slap in the US and a scolding in Europe, they both frowned upon the blatant price-fix rip-off.
So the big publishers got the message: they need to be more subtle in their rip-offs.
Like raising ebook prices another 10% (above agency) so retailers can "discount" up to 10%.
Yes, publishers are our friends.
Just like the Visitors.
Alas we don't have Mike Donavan hanging round.