Kindle Unlimited Makes Some Authors Upset

Publishing, Newspapers, Magazines

But a new complaint is about Kindle Unlimited, a new Amazon subscription service that offers access to 700,000 books — both self-published and traditionally published — for $9.99 a month. It may bring in readers, but the writers say they earn less. And in interviews and online forums, they have voiced their complaints.

Film, TV and music have been going through this same sort of creator/distributor issue as the Internet of Things becomes more prominent. How can we create a system that allows for both author and costumer happiness?

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Gerd Leonhard

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