Originally Posted by europas_ice
In fact, that might be a factor as well, when you consider ebook prices. Maybe people expect ebooks to be so cheap because they're used to getting music on iTunes for $0.99. But that's only the price of one track. In the case of a book they are buying the "whole album", and so it is going to cost more. I don't think digital music is that much cheaper than a CD -- a bit cheaper, but not a lot -- and I actually think in that respect ebooks may be similarly priced to their musical counterparts.
That is something I had never thought of before. An excellent point.