Apple's Device Dominance Drives E-book Price-fixing Lawsuit

A class-action lawsuit accuses Apple of working with publishers to raise the cost of ebooks. Continue reading at 'PC World'

[ PC World | 2011-08-11 00:00:00 UTC ]

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DOJ Files E-book Price Fixing Lawsuit Against Apple

The U.S. Department of Justice has filed an antitrust lawsuit against Apple and five book publishers for alleged ebook price fixing the Wall Street Journal... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2012-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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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E-book buyers will soon get settlement payments from Apple price-fixing case

Some buyers of ebooks will begin to receive payments Tuesday as part of a settlement in a price-fixing case against Apple.People who purchased ebooks between April 1, 2010, and May 21, 2012, will receive credits from ebook sellers, or will get a check if they opted out of receiving credits,... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2016-06-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple To Pay $450 Million In Settlement For Price Fixing E-Books

A federal appeals court stood by a 2013 decision that found the tech giant guilty of fixing ebook prices with publishers.Apple's last-ditch attempt to avoid paying $450 million to ebook buyers was just quashed, according to the Wall Street Journal. The Second U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2015-06-30 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple settles ebooks price-fixing class action lawsuit

The settlement brings an end to one of the biggest and longest-lasting legal cases of the ebook era. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2014-06-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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E-book publishers side with Apple, ask DoJ to scrap new price-fixing rules

Apparently Apple isn't the only company thinking the US Department of Justice's recently imposed remedies against it were "draconian." US publishers HarperCollins, Simon & Schuster, Penguin and others have also ganged up on the DOJ with a legal brief opposing the punitive restrictions. In... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2013-08-08 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple Loses E-Book Price Lawsuit, Faces Damages

A judge has just ruled that Apple is guilty of conspiring to raise ebook prices. The federal antitrust suit against Apple over ebook pricing has come to a conclusion: The judge has decided that Apple conspired with five major book publishers to artificially push prices up. Apple denied the... Continue reading at Fast Company

[ Fast Company | 2013-07-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Federal Court Finds Apple Guilty of E-Book Price Fixing

A federal judge today ruled that Apple is guilty of violating antitrust law by conspiring with major publishers to raise ebook prices.     Continue reading at Wired

[ Wired | 2013-07-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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E-book price-fixing trial: Will the judge come down on the side of Apple?

Judge Denise Cote seemed inclined to rule for the Department of Justice at the beginning of the trial, but her remarks as the case closed seemed to indicate a shift towards Apple's side. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-06-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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E-book price fixing trial set for 2013: Apple, Macmillan and Penguin prepare for courtroom brawl

The Justice Department meant business when it accused Apple and five other publishers of price-rigging ebooks, and are officially taking Cupertino and two publishers to court. In a hearing on Friday, Judge Denise Cote set a bench trial for June 3, 2012, putting Apple, Macmillan and Penguin Group... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2012-06-23 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple vs. Amazon: Who Is Really Fixing E-Book Prices?

A brouhaha is shaping up: Apple and book publishers square off against Amazon and the DOJ over the price of an ebook. Who's right? CIO.com's Tom Kaneshige looks back to a Whiz Kid from the '90s for answers. Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2012-04-18 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple: E-book price-fixing accusation 'simply not true'

Apple Inc.  is denying antitrust charges filed against it and five major book publishers this week that accuse the companies of a price-fixing scheme to inflate the prices paid for electronic books. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2012-04-13 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Some Publishers Quickly Settle E-book Price-Fixing Lawsuit

Three of the five book publishers sued Wednesday by the Department of Justice quickly agree to scrap their deal with Apple and claim no wrong-doing. Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2012-04-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple's Steve Jobs conspired on ebook price-fixing, lawsuits say

WASHINGTON -- Former Apple Inc. Chief Executive Steve Jobs and top executives at five major book publishers illegally conspired to raise the prices of ebooks, costing consumers tens of millions of dollars, federal and state officials alleged in antitrust suits filed Wednesday. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2012-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple’s Alleged E-book Price Fixing: What You Need To Know

The Justice Department is warning Apple and its publisher partners they may have to answer for their pricing model. Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2012-03-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple loses ebook price-fixing appeal on same day as Apple Music launches

On the same day as Apple Inc.'s release of its much-anticipated Apple Music streaming service, a federal court upheld a ruling Tuesday that states the company illegally conspired with book publishers to drive up prices for ebooks to compete against Amazon.com Inc., USA TODAY reported. The... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

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Price Cuts Bite Into Korean Book Sales, Fixed Price Considered

Despite a dramatic drop in book sales, Aladin used bookstores have thrived, with some publishers dumping books to boost sales; a fixed-price law is now under debate. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

[ Publishing Perspectives | 2013-11-15 00:00:00 UTC ]
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U.S. files price-fixing lawsuit over eBook pricing

The U.S. filed an antitrust lawsuit against Apple Inc., Hachette SA, HarperCollins, Macmillan, Penguin and Simon & Schuster in New York district court, claiming collusion over eBook pricing. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2012-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Fixed Book Prices in Germany: Two New Studies Are Introduced in Berlin

Germany's publishers and booksellers association releases dual studies on fixed book prices, long a tradition and legally regulated reality in the market. The post Fixed Book Prices in Germany: Two New Studies Are Introduced in Berlin appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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