Reply to post: Re: re: Price-per-page is a lot fairer for everybody.

Amazon enrages authors as it switches to 'pay-per-page' model

Ralph B

Re: re: Price-per-page is a lot fairer for everybody.

Thanks for the explanation, Swarthy. In either case, I see some opportunities to game the system, but much more easily in the former case.

Previously, the "author" would need to hire a sweat-shop to repeatedly download his "book" to ensure an unfair slice of the Amazon pie. Now he (or she) will also need to get the sweat-shop to pretend-read the "book" too. Which will hopefully be enough to make such trickery economically unviable.

So, well done Amazon!

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