Paranoid? Big Publishing’s Not Paranoid
“Amazon.com came under fire from Britain’s book publishing and retailing industries on Monday even as the debate raged over a perceived threat presented by Google Inc.
“The chief executive of HarperCollins UK, said she feared the online book seller more than the Web search leader, which has created a stir with plans to digitize every book.
“She cited Amazon.com’s recruitment of senior executives from the publishing industry and its approaches to book agencies as evidence of the company’s ambition.”
James Goldfarb. Amazon Under Fire on Books as Google Debate Rages. Yahoo! News. March 6, 2006.
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