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Google ebooks dumps some bookstore affiliates after freezing program for new booksellers
Feb 24 2012
After a two-week pause in adding new members, on Thursday evening Google e-mailed a number of affiliates that sell Google eBooks, including independent booksellers, and announced that they are being dropped from the program.
Update: 2/29/2012: Google announced that it would be reinstating the independent booksellers who had been dropped from its program.
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