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In The Age recently:

THE usually calm waters of the book industry is likely to be stirred up by the news that the Government has asked the Productivity Commission to consider lifting parallel importation restrictions on books.

Read the full article in full here.

Naturally, Australian book publishers are against it, Book sellers are for it.  The same thing happened to CD imports a few years ago and many claimed it would be the death of Australian music. Didn’t turn out that way.

Update:

You can signup via email for more information about this report on the Productivity Commission’s website.

Written by Dan Milne

November 15th, 2008 at 1:20 pm

Posted in Booko

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