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Discrimination against overseas readers


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Initial post: Nov 23, 2012, 6:07:47 PM PST
I see a lot of complaints about Penguins outrageous pricing for the Kindle version of this book but spare a thought for those not living in the United States.
I had pre-ordered the ebook months ago and now it is is close to release I see the gap get even further.
I was prevented from ordering this version for $14.99 because Amazon tells me that "Due to copyright restrictions, the Kindle title you're trying to purchase is not available in your country: Australia.".
I am expected to pay $21.25 USD for a version released through Hachette Book Group.
This sort of price gouging is currently being investigated by the Australian Competitor and Consumer Commission.

Posted on Nov 27, 2012, 9:58:36 AM PST
Martin says:
Same here for german customers. Instead of $14.99 Amazon wants $20,51 from me for a kindle edition. Greedy bastards. The same disgusting story as with Ghost Story.
I will just stop reading the Dresden Files. No author is worth that money. No wonder so many people resort to pirating books.

Posted on Dec 24, 2012, 6:10:29 PM PST
Robert Green says:
Price is way out of lines for an ebook...liked the dresden series but read my last book until the price drops. I will make a trip to the library, check it out, and read it for FREE:)

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