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Amazon Vs Hachette: Today Books, Tomorrow The World

Posted at 7:32AM Tuesday 12 Aug 2014

The battle between Amazon, the online retailing giant, and Hachette, the international publishing group, has the makings of a plot for a legal thriller by John Grisham. A plucky young upstart eventually finds success, only to fall to the dark side and turn its back on the values it initially pledged to hold dear. The only problem is that in this battle it is not clear which side takes the role of fallen angel.

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