Amazon’s Tax Woes Hit EU

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The past few years have not been kind to Amazon in terms of sales tax. Once various states around the country discovered a veritable cash cow in trying to force Amazon to collect and submit sales taxes, lawsuits sprung up from every corner of the country, with states' attorneys general filing … [Read more...]

Is Digital Publishing Broken?

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It's been eight long years since Amazon rocked the reading world with the introduction of the Kindle. It was certainly not the first e-reader device on the market, but it was the first one with the power of Amazon's PR team to put it in consumers' hands in a big way, and it was the first one that … [Read more...]

Is Digital Making Us Dumber?

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Since the most recent advent of digital reading and ebook proliferation, the techno format has been blamed for  a drop in reading comprehension scores among grade school students, developmental concerns over children's screen time, and even the overturning of a time-honored pricing and value … [Read more...]