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Amazon, in Hachette dispute, says e-books should be $9.99 or less
Amazon, in Hachette dispute, says e-books should be $9.99 or less

Amazon made a semi-public statement about its dispute with Hachette in a post in its own Kindle discussion forum late Tuesday. An Amazon representative has confirmed that the statement, signed "The Amazon Books Team," is an official post from the company. Although the location is not surprising -- Amazon has recently been using its public message boards for official corporate communications -- it is notable, considering what the post says. "With this update, we're providing specific information about Amazon's objectives," it begins. "A key objective is lower e-book prices." Amazon then makes its case that e-books should cost $9.99 or less instead...

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