Oh how the tables have turned for retail giant Amazon.com. Three years ago, Amazon pushed for an antitrust investigation of Apple for e-book price fixing. Now, however, regulators in the European Union have opened an e-book anti-trust investigation into Amazon.
On June 11, 2015 the European Commission announced that it was formally investigating Amazon’s business practices related to its e-book business. Of particular focus are Amazon’s contracts with European publishers. Under the terms of those agreements, publishers are required to inform Amazon if the publishers …Continue Reading