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'

[ Editor & Publisher | 2012-05-16 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

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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

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Judge Orders Mediation in Latest E-book Price-Fixing Suit

The litigation represents the latest legal front for Apple and the publishers stemming from the 2010 agency switch. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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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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

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

A U.S. court has decided that the class-action designation of the copyright lawsuit brought against Google by the Authors Guild over the company's book-scanning project was "premature," and has returned the suit to a lower court for consideration of fair use issues.The Authors Guild filed its... Continue reading at PC World

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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

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Judge Approves Settlement in E-Book Pricing Case

In a move that could reshape the publishing industry, a federal judge has approved a settlement with three of the nation's largest book publishers over alleged collusion in the pricing of ebooks. Continue reading at AllThingsD

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Judge Approves E-book Price-fixing Settlement

A judge has approved an ebook price-fixing settlement between the U.S. Department of Justice and three book publishers. Continue reading at PC World

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Canadians File Class-Actions Against E-Book Publishers

Last week, the Department of Justice filed a lawsuit against Apple and five publishers for allegedly colluding on ebook prices, and class-actions suits in the U.S. continue. Three Canadian law firms are filing class-action suits against as well ... Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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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

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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

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

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Lithuania’s ‘Day of the Book Smugglers’ Comes to the UK Ahead of London Book Fair

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Conference Notes: Scottish Book Trade Day and London Book Fair’s Quantum Event Are Ahead

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London Book Fair 2017: Judge Pierre Leval Defends Google Books Decision, Fair Use

The author of the appeals court decision that legalized Google Books last April told attendees that the case was not close. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Don’t Judge a Book By Its Cover, Judge it By Its Blurbs

The book blurb is one of the longest-running conventions in publishing and is largely a favor passed among writers and friends. But do they sell books? The post Don’t Judge a Book By Its Cover, Judge it By Its Blurbs appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Net Pricing: Is It Time to Take Prices off Book Covers?

Pointing to the need for pricing flexibility at a time when bookstores face a growing number of economic challenges, some booksellers question whether it’s time for publishers to stop printing suggested retail prices on book covers and dust jackets. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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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

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