The reality is that trade publishers generally don’t own the rights to distribute ebooks under any terms other than per unit.
ebooks & oysters
Neil Baptista

Even if rights is not an issue, it wouldn’t make business sense to agree to anything that would lower revenues per publisher. Even with a rev share deal, a much higher price point would be needed (like $17.99). But then there is no value distributed to consumers. The value has to come from somewhere.

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