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Old 07-08-2020, 05:28 PM   #103
fjtorres
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Originally Posted by JSWolf View Post
The thing is, most UK Kindle users buy their eBooks from Amazon. There is no Overdrive for them. So, if Amazon were to say, cut the prices to show a VAT reduction or else go, I think the publishers would cave.
No.
The publishers would call the competition authority.

https://www.gov.uk/government/organi...kets-authority

That would be textbook antitrust: Amazon using their market power to dictate *consumer* prices to publishers. It's also a violation of the agreed upon contracts.

Amazon isn't about to slit their own throat to save you a few coins.
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