Yesterday federal judge Denise L. Cote, of United States District Court in Manhattan, ruled against Apple in the United States vs. Apple Inc., et. al. ebook case. Anyone who thinks this isn’t a terrible outcome for publishers, authors, and readers, isn’t paying attention.
A recent incident involving Amazon and a Norwegian reader has highlighted the sad state of ebook distribution on many levels.
Amazon continues to leverage its platform advantages into the e-reading space — this time, with a smart library-oriented move and an equally smart move toward advertising and sponsorship.