It’s hard to see from here, but the outcome of this will cost someone something. Will it be in creator royalties, like the Spotify / Pandora model? Will authors avoid or increase their books on Amazon through CreateSpace? What will happen to the relationship between Ingram and Amazon? One thing is for sure, this is not a purely given “gift” to consumers.
Amazon’s new all-you-can-eat plan to devour the book business – Salon.com.