Publishers and Apple hit back at DOJ

Publishers and Apple fighting the US' Department of Justice over agency pricing have hit back... Continue reading at 'The Bookseller'

[ The Bookseller | 2012-08-16 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers, AAP Hit Back in Internet Archive Discovery Dispute

Lawyers for the AAP and the plaintiff publishers insist that communications and documents being withheld in the case are in fact privileged, and accused the IA of "attempting to litigate this case and their desired policy gains in the press based on a false narrative rather than in the courtroom... Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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Apple hits back hard at Bloomberg over Chinese spying report

The company posted its strong rebuttal of a disturbing Bloomberg exposé. Bloomberg Businessweek this morning published a bombshell story that had all the juicy elements: spying, tech giants, foreign intrigue. According to the report, tiny microchips were found hidden on servers sold to top tech... Continue reading at Fast Company

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Apple Fires Back at DoJ

In a reply brief filed on January 15, Apple attorneys reiterated its argument that the Supreme Court should review their ebook price-fixing case. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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DOJ defends Apple ebook price fixing injunction, says publishers had it easy

The US Department of Justice isn't buying publishers' arguments that proposed injunctions against Apple for alleged ebook price fixing are excessive and contradictory. DOJ attorney Lawrence Buterman claims in a response letter that the penalties against Apple are necessarily harsher, since it... Continue reading at Engadget

[ Engadget | 2013-08-10 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Publishers join Apple in objecting to proposed measures by the DOJ

Following the ebook price-fixing trial, the Department of Justice wants to impose measures on Apple, but publishers say they'll be the ones hurt by the rules. Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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E-book publishers side with Apple, ask DoJ to scrap new price-fixing rules

Apparently Apple isn't the only company thinking the US Department of Justice's recently imposed remedies against it were "draconian." US publishers HarperCollins, Simon & Schuster, Penguin and others have also ganged up on the DOJ with a legal brief opposing the punitive restrictions. In... Continue reading at Engadget

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Publishers object to DoJ Apple ruling

Publishers have united to object to new Department of Justice constraints against Apple,... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Apple fires back, calls DOJ ebook remedies 'draconian and punitive'

In a filing on Friday, Apple Inc. fired back against a series of measures proposed by federal attorneys that would restrict the company's ability to strike electronic-book deals.     Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

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DOJ demands Apple terminate publisher deals and rival ebookstore restrictions (updated)

In a decisive move in the legal battle surrounding Apple's fishy ebook pricing practices, the US Department of Justice has issued a proposed remedy aimed at leveling the playing field. The terms of the proposal, which requires approval by the court, call for an end to Apple's deals with major... Continue reading at Engadget

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Apple tells DOJ: 'we negotiated individually with publishers'

Apple has responded to the US Department of Justice's charge that it conspired with... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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Apple Wants DOJ to Wait Till End of Trial for Settlement With Three Publishers

Apple has opposed a government proposed judgment in an ebooks price-fixing lawsuit, stating that the judgement seeks to terminate and rewrite its contracts... Continue reading at PC World

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DOJ accuses Apple, five publishers of colluding to fix ebook prices

In December 2010 I asked: "Is someone fixing ebook prices?" Google's digital bookstore opened for business, and I started comparing prices only to find them fairly consistent across all retailers. I expected to see huge variances, not pricing consistency, which shouldn't be in a competitive... Continue reading at Betanews

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Why Apple Backed Down in Fight With Publishers

Maybe Apple isn’t so untouchable after all. The device maker, which has been locked in a battle with publishers, made a surprise concession recently, dropping a pricing requirement for its App Store that irked publishers. Before, publishers couldn't undercut the subscription price they offered... Continue reading at AdWeek

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Apple launches self-publishing app, partners with textbook publishers

Apple has announced a new multimedia app called iBooks Author, allowing writers to create their... Continue reading at The Bookseller

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France’s Scientific Publishers Back an ‘Open Science’ Report

The primary French publishing association, SNE, hails a new report on open access and science. The post France’s Scientific Publishers Back an ‘Open Science’ Report appeared first on Publishing Perspectives. Continue reading at Publishing Perspectives

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Publisher Trade Group Letter Calls Out Apple and Google App Stores in Antitrust Bills

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Publishers, Agencies Start Receiving Subpoenas as DoJ-PRH Case Ramps Up

As Penguin Random House and the Department of Justice continue to prepare for an August trial in which PRH hopes to block the government’s effort to kill its acquisition of Simon & Schuster, professionals throughout the industry are finding themselves pulled into the legal fray. Continue reading at Publishers Weekly

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