The Justice Department suing Apple and the major publishers was supposed to be a huge win for consumers as eBook prices were going to plunge to the levels Amazon wanted. Except that hasn’t happened.

Why? David Streitfeld of The New York Times argues that it may be due to the fact that we’ve now passed the peak of the eReader market and the prices for both those devices and tablets are plunging, making the eBook margin actually matter somewhat to Amazon.

  1. ktsipp reblogged this from parislemon and added:
    I have often wondered about this…
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