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Has Pottermore Cast The Riddikulus Spell On Amazon?

Posted at 1:25PM Tuesday 08 May 2012

Pottermore did something that no one had dared trying before: they forced Amazon to send customers to their site to buy their ebooks.

Matteo Berlucchi in futurebook.net

Mike Shatzkin: The ebook marketplace is a long way from settled




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