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Amazon's updated e-book return policy looks like a big win for authors

2 days ago   |   By Engadget

Anyone who has been taking advantage of Amazon's liberal return policy regarding e-books could soon be in for a shock. That's because following discussions with the Authors Guild , Amazon has agreed to block automatic returns on digital books that are more than 10 percent read. Currently, the problem for authors on Amazon is that customers can return e-books online anytime within seven days of purchase no matter how much content has been consumed. That means if you can you read a book in less than a week, you can simply return it when you're done for free, resulting in a loss of profits...
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Amazon to Change E-book Return Policy, End Refunds For Quick Readers - CNET

2 days ago   |   By CNET

No more reading a whole e-book from Amazon in less than a week and easily getting your money back.
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