John Gruber talking about the 30% cut Apple takes from every app/publisher:
This is one of my biggest questions about the DOJ’s suit against Apple. Why are books any different than music or apps or periodicals? (And, if Apple loses this suit, does it mean their App Store and Music Store 70/30 pricing models are at risk too?)
Good point. I hadn’t thought about the ramifications beyond just the iBookstore side of things. I doubt the DOJ would go after iTunes and the App Store, but if the DOJ wins the case against Apple wouldn’t it be hypocritical for them not to go after iTunes and the App Store? I think so.