Authors frustrated with ‘alien parasite’ Jeff Bezos

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Hachette claims that Amazon is deliberately delaying shipment of some titles up to a month in order to squeeze a better deal out of the publisher. Some authors expressed their frustration online today about this tactic they say Amazon has resorted to before. Amazon has declined to comment.

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One author reported a unique form of protest against Amazon founder Jeff Bezos.

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Another advised readers that they can bypass the Amazon delays by ordering from independent sellers.

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Read more: http://twitchy.com/2014/05/09/authors-frustrated-with-alien-parasite-jeff-bezos-as-publisher-accuses-amazon-of-deliberate-delays/

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