E-book trial: Government says Apple conspiracy raised prices

NEW YORK -- Apple and major publishers conspired in a scheme to fix prices on ebooks, costing consumers hundreds of millions of dollars, a U.S. Justice Department attorney argued during the first day of a marquee antitrust trial.     Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2013-06-04 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple led conspiracy to raise prices of ebooks, federal judge rules

NEW YORK -- Apple Inc. conspired to raise the prices of ebooks, a judge ruled Wednesday morning, after a trial in which the Department of Justice accused the technology giant of aggressively pressuring publishers to raise prices and weaken Amazon.com.     Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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E-book price-fixing trial: Will the judge come down on the side of Apple?

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E-book price fixing trial set for 2013: Apple, Macmillan and Penguin prepare for courtroom brawl

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E-book buyers will soon get settlement payments from Apple price-fixing case

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Court rules Apple violated antitrust laws by conspiring to raise ebook prices

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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

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Apple Wants to Move E-book Damages Trial

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E-book trial: judge has suggestions for enforcing the guilty verdict against Apple

A DOJ lawyer shot down the objections of publishers over suggested measures for Apple, while the judge involved in the ebook price fixing case offered a modified version of the DOJ proposal. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Apple Loses E-Book Price Lawsuit, Faces Damages

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Federal Court Finds Apple Guilty of E-Book Price Fixing

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Judge Finds Apple Guilty of E-Book Conspiracy

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Apple's Cue Says Publishers Pushed for Higher E-Book Prices

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Apple Says Differences in Publisher Deals Belie E-Book Conspiracy Charges

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E-book price fixing: As the trial begins, here's what you need to know

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Apple heads to a U.S. federal court Monday to face civil accusations that it conspired with five publishers to drive up the price of electronic books in the weeks leading up to the 2010 introduction of the iPad. Continue reading at AllThingsD

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