Thursday, February 11, 2010

The Cost of an E-Book Will Be Going Up - NYTimes.com

An interesting plot twist

Over the last year, the most voracious readers of e-books have shown a reflexive hostility to prices higher than the $9.99 set by Amazon.com and other online retailers for popular titles.

When digital editions have cost more, or have been delayed until after the release of hardcover versions, these raucous readers have organized impromptu boycotts and gone to the Web sites of Amazon and Barnes & Noble to leave one-star ratings and negative comments for those books and their authors.

The Cost of an E-Book Will Be Going Up - NYTimes.com

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