Judge rules against Apple in ebook case

With its reputation on the line, Apple vows to appeal the federal judge's ruling that it conspired with publishers to raise prices.SAN FRANCISCO — A New York federal judge's ruling that Apple Inc. conspired to raise electronic book prices cuts straight to the heart of the company's image as a consumer-friendly tech giant.     Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2013-07-11 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 requires antitrust monitor as part of Apple ebook ruling

Apple must pay for an independent antitrust monitor as part of a permanent injunction handed down on Friday by a federal court in New York.     Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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In Apple ebooks case, judge inclined to appoint antitrust monitor

Apple may escape some of the penalties sought by the government in the ebook price-fixing case.     Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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Judge denies Apple's request to suspend ebook antitrust ruling

Apple, in its ongoing battle over an ebook price fixing scandal, has been dealt yet another setback. Last month, Judge Denise Cote ruled that Apple had violated antitrust laws in conspiring with publishers to raise ebook prices. Cupertino asked for a temporary suspension of her ruling while it... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2013-08-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Judge scolds Apple for lack of remorse in ebook antitrust case

A federal judge took Apple to task on Friday for showing no contrition about potentially defrauding its customers of hundreds of millions of dollars. "None of the publishers nor Apple have expressed any remorse" about colluding to fix electronic book prices in 2010, said District Judge Denise... Continue reading at PC World

[ PC World | 2013-08-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Judge finds Apple went against anti-trust laws in ebook price-fixing case

US District Judge Denise Cote found that Apple was part of a conspiracy to increase ebook retail prices. An Apple spokesperson maintained that 'we've done nothing wrong.' Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Judge rules Apple did fix ebook prices

A federal judge in America has ruled that Apple conspired to raise the retail prices of ebooks,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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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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Supreme Court denies Apple appeal in ebooks price fixing case

Apple will pay $450 million as a settlement for ebook price fixing after the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear the company's appeal of a lower court's antitrust ruling.The Supreme Court's decision Monday ends Apple's appeal of the antitrust case against the company and five book publishers and... Continue reading at PC World

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Apple ebook price fixing case won't reach the Supreme Court

Apple's last shot at avoiding a $450 million ebook price fixing settlement just went out the window. The US Supreme Court has declined to hear Apple's challenge of an appeals court decision that left the company on the hook for allegedly conspiring... Continue reading at Engadget

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Apple's no longer court monitored in ebook antitrust case

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Apple loses appeal on ebook price-fixing case, will pay $450 million

An appeals court upheld a lower-court ruling that Apple violated antitrust laws to upset Amazon's control of the ebook market.  Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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

Apple violated antitrust laws by colluding with publishers to raise electronic book prices when it entered a market in 2010 that had been dominated by Amazon.com, a divided federal appeals court... To view the full story, click the title link. Continue reading at Crains New York

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Apple case appeals, judges query Amazon role

The US judges hearing Apple's appeal against its price-fixing conviction have asked questions about the role of Amazon in the ebook market, giving hope for the appeal, it has been reported. Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Will the Apple ebook price-fixing case be turned upside down?

During an appeals court hearing on the Department of Justice's price-fixing case against Apple, some judges argued against the DOJ, asserting that Apple was simply challenging 'predatory' pricing from rival Amazon. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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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 $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

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Apple agrees to pay $450m settlement in ebook price fixing case

iPad manufacturer to pay damages contingent upon appeals court ruling over whether it conspired with publishers to fix pricesApple has agreed to pay $450m (£262.7m) in the US to settle claims the iPad manufacturer conspired with five major publishers to fix ebook prices.It came ahead of damages... Continue reading at The Guardian

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Apple agrees to $450 million dollar settlement in ebook antitrust case

Apple has resisted settling with the government over charges that it conspired with publishers to fix ebook prices. While its alleged co-conspirators have already opted to pay up and move on, Cupertino has been steadfast in maintaining its... Continue reading at Engadget

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