E-book lover? Check your Amazon account - you might have money from a class-action suit

Ticketmaster isn't the only site giving you freebies this week. Thanks to a class-action lawsuit, Apple is paying for Amazon account credit for people who bought certain ebooks between April 2010 and May 2012. You can check here to see if you've got any settlement money in your account. Amazon... Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2016-06-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Class suit filed against Amazon for e-book price fixing in US

Amazon is being sued for anti-competitive behaviour in the United States by the same law firm that successfully sued Apple and five major publishers for colluding to fix e-book prices in 2011. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Frankfurt Book Fair 2013: Post-Amazon, Goodreads Still a Place for Book Lovers

Director of author marketing, Pat Brown, spoke about how the company remains, even after being acquired by Amazon, a place for authors and their fans. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Amazon Hit with E-book Price Fixing Suit

The law firm that successfully sued Apple and five major publishers for colluding to fix e-book prices in 2011 has filed a class action against Amazon, accusing the company of colluding with the Big Five publishers to eliminate price competition from the e-book market. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Cengage Faces New Class Action Suit From Authors

A group of textbook authors has filed a class action suit against Cengage, alleging that the company’s recent digital pivot violates their author agreements. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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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Judge approves class-action suit against Apple in ebooks case

A New York judge has given the go-ahead for a group to collectively sue Apple for damages over its collusion with publishers to fix the price of electronic books.Denise Cote, a judge at the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York, wrote in her approval of class status that... Continue reading at PC World

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Class Action Suits Filed Against B&N

A number of law firms have filed class action lawsuits against Barnes & Noble that charge the company misled investors between February 25, 2013 and December 5, 2013. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Algonquin sets suite deal for book lovers

Travelers with a literary bent may find the Algonquin Hotel quite compatible. The storied property has teamed with publisher Simon & Schuster to offer a package befitting its literary history. The newly dubbed Simon & Schuster Suite, with prices starting at $459, is stocked with classic... Continue reading at Crains New York

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US court throws out class-action status in Google books case, for now

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Judge Allows Class-Action Lawsuit on E-Book Pricing to Go Ahead

A federal judge on Tuesday denied Apple and several major book publishers’ motions to dismiss a class-action lawsuit that accuses the companies of conspiring to control the price of ebooks. In denying the request, Judge Denise Cote of the ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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Powell’s Books will stop selling books through Amazon due to its “detrimental impact” on stores.

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Amazon is opening a store across the street from Nashville’s Parnassus Books, because Amazon is bad.

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Industry Notes: Amazon ‘Prime Book Boxes’ for Children; National Book Festival September 1

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Mostly Books sold to 'passionate' book lover

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Amazon Publishing Books Faring Better on Amazon's New Bestseller Lists

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