Full news story on Harry Potter series to be available as Google eBooks.
Harry Potter series to be available as Google eBooks
Jul 21 2011
A few weeks ago it was announced that the Harry Potter series would be available on ebook but only through J.K. Rowling's new site, Pottermore. Now, according to Inside Google Books, the series will also be available via the open Google eBooks platform, which means it will available to buy from a variety of locations (including many independent booksellers), and can be downloaded to most reading devices. The exception being Amazon's Kindle though, according to an Amazon spokesperson talking to TechCrunch, the company is "working closely with Pottermore to make sure Kindle customers will be able to buy and read J.K. Rowling's Harry Potter books."
British Parliament asks Amazon to clarify why it pays $9 million in income tax on $23 billion of UK sales.(May 20 2013) Amazon will be called back to give further evidence to members of the British Parliament "to clarify how its activities in the U.K. justify its low corporate...