In my Publisher’s Lunch daily I see that Texas is one of the state making inquiries into e-book publishing prices. (....the Texas investigation we reported has been conducted in secret, and has involved extensive compliance efforts from multiple companies served with civil investigative demands: PL Aug 3, 2010). Now why does the news that the state of Texas is going anything in secret start to give me shivers, and make me want to hug my book rights to myself? Paranoid? Don’t think so…this is the state that is mandating which text books teachers can use, after all.
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