Amazon Plead for Your Support in Hachette Dispute and Why You Shouldn’t Give It

A few days ago I unpacked a piece of Amazon propaganda that was posted on the Kindle forum. Well, Amazon have upped their game: in a lengthy letter sent to Kindle authors today (and posted on a new site Amazon set up specifically for this purpose, www.readersunited.com), Amazon have asked indie authors to join Amazon in their fight with Hachette: we are asked to send opposition emails to Hachette CEO, Michael Pietsch (Amazon even published his email, which is really bad manners) and to copy our emails to readers-united@amazon.com. We Read More …