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Old 10-07-2009, 02:51 AM   #25
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Also of interest, I just looked at the Kindle international UK and Mexico web pages (as a sample), and bestsellers are not really the advertised $9.99...see below:

UK:
Low Book Prices: New York Times® Best Sellers and New Releases are $11.99 to $13.99 (prices include VAT), unless marked otherwise. You'll also find many books for less - over 70,000 titles are priced under $5.99


Mexico:
Low Book Prices: New York Times® Best Sellers and New Releases are $11.99, unless marked otherwise. You'll also find many books for less - over 100,000 titles are priced under $5.99


This speaks to the (lack of) honestly emanating from Amazon's Bezos, whereas the press release (and order page) is quite specific about the "$9.99 Bestsellers" price point. Nothing like a little fine print to hide behind...

Low Book Prices: New York Times Best Sellers and New Releases are $9.99, unless marked otherwise. When traveling abroad, you can download books wirelessly from the Kindle Store or your Archived Items for a fee of $1.99


I find it remarkable (and disturbing), someone doesn't hold Bezos' feet to the coals...
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