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boxing.jpgIn an article on their site entitled The Right Battle at the Right Time, The Authors Guild says that the Amazon/Macmillan fight is “… a necessary one for the industry”. They go on to say that “… if Macmillan prevails, the eventual payoff for its authors (and all authors, if a successful result ripples through the industry) is likely to be significant and lasting. ”

They finish by saying that there may be some more rough stretches, but “If Macmillan does indeed prevail, the economics of authorship in the digital age are likely to improve considerably.”

 
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