|02-16-2011, 01:45 PM||#1|
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Apple Subscription Model - eBook Killer?
I've been reading about the new Apple subscription deal - the one where Apple requires all publishers (newspapers, magazines, books) to sell from within their app, at which point Apple takes a 30% cut on the sale.
What this seems to me to be aimed at is to drive ebooks off the iPhone/iPad platform, leaving iBooks as the dominant commercial ebook store in the Apple ecosystem.
Am I missing something here?
|02-16-2011, 01:54 PM||#2|
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This is being discussed actively in this thread if you want to join us:
|02-16-2011, 01:55 PM||#3|
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Please continue the discussion in the existing thread on the subject.
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