A roundup of Amazon vs. Macmillan. And thank you for the lost weekend.
Tobias Buckell talks about the economics of ebooks in the post: Why my Books are no longer for sale via Amazon.
Charles Stross describes some strategic aspects in the fight. Amazon, Macmillan: an outsider’s guide to the fight
And Scott Westerfeld sums up the battle in clean clear prose, so anyone can understand how–if not exactly why–it came to this: Zinc blinked.
Update 11:26pm: Scalzi analyzes Amazon’s media strategy… and finds it hilariously wanting. All the many ways Amazon so very failed the weekend.
Lots and lots of other smarts and fun via the twitter trend #amazonfail