Obama Should Fire His FCC Chairman

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Media Outlet: Politico

We could’ve seen this coming. Amazon, embroiled in protracted negotiations over new contract terms with the book publisher Hachette, is using its muscle to pressure the publisher for a bigger cut. Since May, Amazon’s been making it difficult for customers to purchase Hachette’s books by, for example, disabling “pre-order” buttons on select titles and slowing down delivery.

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Zephyr Teachout was a senior fellow in New America's Open Markets program. She is an Associate Law Professor, a former gubernatorial and Congressional candidate in New York, and the author of Corruption in America