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German Minister For Culture And Media: Amazon 'Should Not Endanger Diversity'

Posted at 8:44AM Thursday 21 Aug 2014

"Market power and domination over central distribution channels should not endanger our cultural diversity," said the state minister for culture and media, Monika Grütters, of Chancellor Angela Merkel's ruling Christian Democrats (CDU).

Her statement "welcomes and supports" a campaign by authors, some of whom have been caught in the cross-fire as Amazon re-negotiates its deals with publishers.

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