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Friday, October 3, 2014

Amazon v. Hachette

I've been watching some of the clips and reading some of the blog/newspaper articles on this subject. (Remember some of the owners of these newspapers also own some of the Big 5 Publishers.) I've run across some very succinct articles, but this one I just have to share. Check out C. J. Lyons's No Rules, Just Write blog post entitled "Three Sides to This Fight?" found here: http://www.norulesjustwrite.com/three-sides-to-this-fight/.

The Internet brought about the possibility of the situation which has currently involved Amazon v. Hachette. And while I don't think Jeff Bezos helped to create the Internet, he did have the foresight to build Amazon upon it.

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