Judge approves US settlement over ebooks

A judge approved on Thursday a Justice Department settlement with three publishers accused of conspiring with Apple Inc and other publishers to push up the prices of electronic books. Continue reading at 'Stuff'

[ Stuff | 2012-09-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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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Judge approves publishers' settlement over ebooks

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[ The Bookseller | 2012-09-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Judge Approves Apple Settlement, But Case is Far From Over

Judge Denise Cote granted final approval from the bench to a deal that would settle money damages arising from Apple’s ebook price-fixing case. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Apple's $450 million ebooks settlement gets final approval

A federal judge in New York has given final approval to a settlement in which Apple will pay $450 million for its role in a conspiracy to fix prices for ebooks. Judge Denise Cote of the U.S. District Court in Manhattan called the settlement “fair and reasonable.” It requires Apple to pay $400... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2014-11-22 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple’s $450M ebooks settlement deal questioned by judge

The judge presiding over the antitrust case involving Apple Inc.’s $450 million offer to settle an ebook price-fixing lawsuit is said some provisions of the deal could reduce consumers' recovery, Reuters reported. U.S. District Judge Denise Cote said Thursday during a teleconference that she is... Continue reading at Silicon Valley Business Journal

[ Silicon Valley Business Journal | 2014-07-26 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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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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

[ PC World | 2012-09-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

[ AllThingsD | 2012-09-07 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Judge rejects request to keep Audible Captions settlement secret

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Poland Approves Reduction of Ebook VAT from 23 to 5 Percent

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Amazon and EU 'in settlement talks' over ebook investigation

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After Fairness Hearing, Harlequin Settlement is Approved

The final approval paves the way for payment of just over $3 million to aggrieved authors. Harlequin did not admit to any wrongdoing. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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How to get your Amazon credit from Apple's ebook price-fixing settlement

You might have a few extra dollars to spend on Amazon this week, all courtesy of Apple. On Tuesday, Amazon started issuing refunds as part of Apple’s price-fixing settlement. If you purchased a qualifying ebook from Amazon, you will be automatically receiving credits in your account. All you... Continue reading at PC World

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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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Maryland ebook consumers to share in $9 million Apple settlement

Thousands of Maryland consumers who bought electronic books at artificially inflated prices will get their share of $9 million in credits and checks from Apple this week, Maryland Attorney General Brian E. Frosh said Monday.The credits, first announced in March, are part of a $400 million... Continue reading at Baltimore Sun

[ Baltimore Sun | 2016-06-21 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Apple to begin paying Arizonans $8.6M for ebook settlement

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U.S. Court Approves Condé Nast $5.85 Mln Intern Pay Settlement

Condé Nast on Monday won a federal judge's preliminary approval to pay $5.85 million to settle a class-action lawsuit by thousands of former interns who claimed the magazine publisher underpaid them. Continue reading at Editor & Publisher

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Court Grants Preliminary Approval to Apple Settlement

As expected, Judge Denise Cote granted preliminary approval to a deal that would settle money damages arising from Apple’s ebook price-fixing case. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Judge on Apple Settlement: Not So Fast

Cote's order suggests she may not be pleased with any unnecessary delay in getting settlement funds to consumers. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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