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'

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