Quebec’s Book Price Fixing Law Can Ruin the Book Economy
The government of Quebec has gone forward with a law that was months in the making, putting a restriction on book pricing. Retailers can not discount a book more than ten percent now, and that restriction applies to both print and ebooks. However, despite the celebration of the news from booksellers and publishers, there are several problems with the measure.
First, there is no word as of yet as to how this will affect foreign retailers, specifically those who operate strictly online.