Confused By the eBook Lawsuit? So Is Everyone else.

The Justice Department's antitrust suit over eBook price fixing has is as deeply befuddling as it is important to the future of publishing. Continue reading at 'The Atlantic'

[ The Atlantic | 2012-05-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Confused By the eBook Lawsuit? So Is Everyone else.

The Justice Department's antitrust suit over eBook price fixing has is as deeply befuddling as it is important to the future of publishing. Continue reading at The Atlantic

[ The Atlantic | 2012-05-01 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Check your Amazon account for free credit as Apple coughs up in ebook lawsuit settlement

Following a court ruling that it was involved in ebook price-fixing with five publishers, Apple has started the process of paying back $400m in refunds. Despite agreeing to pay out the thick end of half a billion dollars, Apple denies doing anything wrong. Interestingly, the payouts will not... Continue reading at Betanews

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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

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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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Schumer challenges DOJ on ebook lawsuit

Sen. Charles Schumer wrote in an op-ed that the Department of Justice's lawsuit could 'wipe out the publishing industry as we know it.' Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2012-07-20 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Judge sets trial date for Apple ebook lawsuit

A US judge on Friday set a 2013 trial date for a lawsuit from the US government accusing Apple and book publishers of conspiring to fix the prices of electronic books. Continue reading at Stuff

[ Stuff | 2012-06-25 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Australia pondering joining ebook lawsuit bandwagon

If Apple, Hachette, HarperCollins, Macmillian, Penguin and Simon & Schuster thought they only had to contend with a federal ebook lawsuit in the US, they'd better think again. Australia's Competition and Consumer commission is inviting local businesses to raise formal concerns as it weighs... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2012-04-12 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The Apple ebook antitrust lawsuit: What it means

The Justice Department and attorney generals from 16 states sued Apple Inc. and five major book publishers, alleging they colluded to raise the price of electronic books. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 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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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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Apple, publishers face U.S. antitrust lawsuit over ebook pricing

WASHINGTON -- The Justice Department on Wednesday sued  Apple Inc. and five major book publishers for allegedly colluding to fix ebook prices. Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2012-04-11 00:00:00 UTC ]
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The ebook is dead. Long live the ebook

Reports that physical books are gaining ground at the expense of digital are just plain wrongHas the ebook had its day? If you’ve skimmed a newspaper over the past month you could be forgiven for thinking just that. “The physical book market is making a comeback after years of decline,”... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Major Publishers Sue Google Over Ads for Pirated Ebooks

Elsevier, Cengage Learning, Macmillan Learning, and McGraw Hill charge that Google has 'caused immeasurable harm' by advertising pirated content. The post Major Publishers Sue Google Over Ads for Pirated Ebooks appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Today’s Best Children’s Paperback, Hardcover, and eBook Deals

The Amazon Book Sale has tons of children's boxed set, hardcover, paperback, and ebook deals! Continue reading at Book Riot

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ABA Seeks to Add Bookstores to FTC Lawsuit Against Amazon

The American Booksellers Association has filed a motion with the Federal Trade Commission seeking to fix a hole in the FTC’s antitrust complaint against Amazon that many in the industry agree needs correcting: that it did not specifically include what Amazon’s practices have done to book... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Verso and other publishers are offering free ebooks in solidarity with pro-Palestine campus protests.

As students organize and resist to demand action and justice for Palestinians, publishers are offering free books on Palestine, protest, and more, in solidarity. Verso has seven ebooks available for download, including a case for sanctions against Israel, a collection on 2011’s Occupy movement,... Continue reading at Literrary Hub

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Five Publishers Join Lawsuit to Stop Iowa Book Banning Bill

Five more publishers, including the remaining Big Five publishers, have now joined as plaintiffs to help defend against the state’s bid to lift the block on appeal on Iowa's book banning law, SF 496. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Judge Weighs Preliminary Injunction in Alaska Book Banning Lawsuit

The hearing comes nearly year after administrators in the Mat-Su district, located just north of Anchorage, responded to a handful of parental complaints by pulling 56 titles from school libraries without any formal review. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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