Apple conspired to set ebook prices, judge finds

A federal judge ruled Wednesday that Apple conspired with publishers to set the prices of ebooks and "played a central role in facilitating and executing that conspiracy."A federal judge ruled Wednesday that Apple conspired with publishers to set the prices of ebooks. Apple, the judge found, “played a central role in facilitating and executing that conspiracy” and will pay damages to be set at a future trial. Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2013-07-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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