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Amazon Is 'Evil' According To Digital Minds Conference Opening Keynote

Posted at 3:59PM Monday 07 Apr 2014

"Amazon are evil bastards–I loath them, I fear them," said best-selling British author Anthony Horowitz, giving the opening keynote speech at the London Book Fair's Publishing for Digital Minds conference in London, quickly adding, "but I use them all the time because they're wonderful and that's part of the problem."

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