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Firm Behind Apple E-books Case Now Suing Amazon for Price Fixing

On March 19, lawyers from Hagens Berman filed a class action suit on behalf of consumers in the U.S. District Court in Seattle, accusing Amazon of a massive horizontal price fixing scheme involving its two million third-party sellers. Continue reading at 'Publishers Weekly'

[ Publishers Weekly | 2020-03-23 04:00:00 UTC ]
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Amazon to refund ebook customers

Amazon contacts some US customers to detail partial refunds for ebooks as part of a settlement regarding price fixing. Continue reading at 'BBC World'

[ BBC World | 2012-10-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Hachette Books taps editor as CEO

One of the country's top publishers has turned to a man from the editorial side to run its business. Michael Pietsch, the editor of Keith Richards' Life, David Foster Wallace's The Pale King and the many novels of James Patterson, has been named CEO of Hachette Book Group. Mr. Pietsch has headed... Continue reading at 'Crains New York'

[ Crains New York | 2012-09-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Judge approves settlement for Hachette, Simon & Schuster and HarperCollins in ebook lawsuit

It's a big day in the world of ebooks, and not just for the crew at Amazon. Today, Judge Denise Cote approved settlement terms for three of the publishers accused by the Justice Department of price fixing. Hachette Book Group, Simon & Schuster and HarperCollins each agreed to settle with the... Continue reading at 'Engadget'

[ Engadget | 2012-09-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Penguin and Macmillan Deny e-Book Price Fixing

In response to a Justice Department lawsuit, the two book publishers denied any price fixing for ebooks and accuse Amazon of engaging in anticompetitive behavior. Continue reading at 'The New York Times'

[ The New York Times | 2012-05-31 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple, ebook publishers accused of price fixing

Apple's Steve Jobs played a key role in a price-fixing plan with five ebook publishers, federal and state officials say in antitrust lawsuits.WASHINGTON — Former Apple Inc. Chief Executive Steve Jobs was a key player in a conspiracy with five major book publishers to drive up the price of... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2012-04-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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US sues Apple over ebook 'price fixing'

Apple and publishers Penguin and Macmillan have decided to fight US government charges that they conspired to fix the prices of ebooks, even as three other publishers agreed to a settlement aimed at lowering prices for consumers. Continue reading at 'Stuff'

[ Stuff | 2012-04-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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