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Amazon's e-book business under probe in Europe

Legality of clauses it used with European publishers being evaluated
Saturday, June 13, 2015 - 05:50
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UNDER SCRUTINY: The investigation looks into whether Amazon used its dominant position in the e-books market to favour its own products.

London

IN the digital world, things change in an instant. One minute, you are the people's champion. In the next, perhaps a villain.

European regulators said on Thursday that they were beginning an antitrust investigation into whether Amazon used its dominant position in the e-