Here is another view of “Made in America”, the good old price fixing. No, this is not all-American and surely you could find the same in other countries, but does dissuade buyers to buy without comparative shopping whenever possible.
“The industry is abuzz this week over a class-action lawsuit filed against Apple and six of the big publishing houses alleging ebook price fixing. Amazon is mentioned several times in the press release, which states, “The complaint claims that the five publishing houses forced Amazon to abandon its discount pricing and adhere to a new agency model, in which publishers set prices.'” To read the rest and my source, go here.