Archives: Ebook

European Commission – PRESS RELEASES – Press release – Antitrust: Commission opens formal investigation into Amazon’s e-book distribution arrangements “The European Commission has opened a formal antitrust investigation into certain business practices by Amazon in the distribution of electronic books (“e-books”). The Commission will in particular investigate certain clauses included in Amazon’s contracts with publishers. […]

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Second-hand e-book seller complains about Dutch publishers – POLITICO “A Dutch web firm that sells second-hand e-books has complained to the country’s competition authorities that it is being boycotted by three of the largest Dutch publishers.” See also: Secondary Market for Ebooks? The ReDigi Case; Rivendita di ebook usati: per il Tribunale di Amsterdam è […]

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Corte Giustizia UE 5 marzo 2015, C-479/13 – Commissione c. Francia “si considera «prestazione di servizi» ogni operazione che non costituisce una cessione di beni, mentre, a norma dell’articolo 14, paragrafo 1, di tale direttiva, si considera «cessione di beni» il trasferimento del potere di disporre di un bene materiale come proprietario. Orbene, contrariamente a […]

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