Originally Posted by tubemonkey
Apple got a late start with ebooks. Since they don't like selling things on the cheap, they colluded with the publishers to force everyone else to sell at the same high prices; thereby leveling the playing field to something Apple could live with.
Ultimate loser? the consumer!
This is why I tell people never ever to buy an eBook from Apple and that includes free eBooks. Apple should not sell a single eBook since it was their idea to screw the consumer and we are still being screwed today.