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According to The Verge, the EU is going to make life harder for the eBook Revolution and for eReaders by applying a higher value-added tax (VAT) rate than is on physical books because they consider an eBook an “electronically supplied service.” Call it what you want, a cash grab is a cash grab.
TechCrunch posted on the recent drop in publisher revenues. Everyone including Indie authors has been hit by a general drop in sales.
The main suspects for the falling revenue are rising prices of traditionally published titles and the devaluation of eBooks and cannibalization of sales by Amazon’s all-you-can eat and exclusive eBook subscription service Kindle Unlimited.