Amazon forced to adjust delivery fee, pricing structure for books sold in France

By Shawn Knight
Jul 11, 2014
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  1. A new law went into effect Thursday in France that prohibits online booksellers from applying government-regulated discounts to the purchase price of books. The legislation, designed to protect local brick and mortar booksellers from what they believe is unfair competition...

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  2. captaincranky

    captaincranky TechSpot Addict Posts: 13,006   +2,532

    Wow, France still has fair trade laws? Their government can dictate the price of goods and services as well?

    I knew France was sort of a backward country, I didn't realize it was communist as well.

    On the other hand, good for them for not surrendering to! (A positive break with tradition (y)).
  3. davislane1

    davislane1 TS Grand Inquisitor Posts: 4,737   +3,757

    The French sex scene wasn't a dead giveaway?
  4. captaincranky

    captaincranky TechSpot Addict Posts: 13,006   +2,532

    No, but the women's unshaved armpits should have been. My bad....:oops:

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