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According to the Consumerist, Amazon & Macmillan have resolved their dispute. Amazon is giving in and letting Macmillan set their ebooks at up to $15 per book.

Though I think Macmillan’s request of $15 for an ebook is retarded it should be well within their rights to say that is what they want to charge. Its also within Amazon’s right to say “I told you so” when the sales of Macmillan’s books drop. I still think Amazon’s tactics are in the wrong here. Being in as strong of a position in the market as they are lets them throw their weight around in a very uncompetitive way. It also goes to show more than ever why I wouldn’t want a Kindle or any DRMed ebook reader so Amazon is not coming out of this looking good in my opinion.

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