Publishers object to proposed Apple ebook remedies

As Apple returns to court on Friday to fight with government lawyers over proposed restrictions on its ebook business, the company is getting a little belated help from its alleged co-conspirators.     Continue reading at 'Los Angeles Times'

[ Los Angeles Times | 2013-08-08 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

[ The Christian Science Monitor | 2013-08-09 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Feds proposed Apple ebook remedies include antitrust monitor

One month after a New York federal  judge ruled that Apple Inc. had conspired to fix electronic book prices, the Department of Justice has proposed a series of restrictions on Apple's digital book sales.      Continue reading at Los Angeles Times

[ Los Angeles Times | 2013-08-02 00:00:00 UTC ]
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Judge bars Apple from price-fixing deals with ebook publisher

Apple says it will appeal against a court ruling that bans the company from entering into deals with publishers that could allow ebook prices to be fixed or inflated. The case was raised by the Department of Justice and judge Denise Cote's decision is very much in line with what they were... Continue reading at Betanews

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Apple ebooks judge to limit antitrust remedies

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[ Crains New York | 2013-08-28 00:00:00 UTC ]
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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

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Publishers fight Apple ebook ruling

Five major publishers are challenging restrictions imposed on Apple after it was found guilty of ebook price-fixing. Continue reading at BBC World

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Publishers Object to E-Book Plan for Apple

Five major U.S. publishers objected to the Justice Department's proposal to limit Apple's influence in the electronic books market, saying it would effectively alter their existing settlements with the U.S. government. Continue reading at AllThingsD

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Publishers object to U.S. punishment for Apple

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Publishers object to DoJ Apple ruling

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Publishers say ebook restrictions would hurt them, not Apple

Five book publishers have objected to restrictions that would be placed on Apple's business after it was found guilty last month of conspiring to fix prices for ebooks.A New York federal judge ruled in July that Apple conspired with the publishers to fix prices for ebooks, snuffing out... Continue reading at PC World

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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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Apple Slams Feds' Proposed E-Book Remedies as a "Draconian and Punitive Intrusion"

Apple says the DOJ's proposed remedies in its ebook price-fixing case are unwarranted, overreaching and at times unconstitutional. Continue reading at AllThingsD

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Survey: Does Apple’s Guilty Verdict in Ebook Trial Damage Publishing?

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In ebook case, Apple says publishers had already taken measures to counter Amazon

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Amazon wins EU ebook pricing battle with Apple and major book publishers

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Apple blasts the DOJ's proposed ebook price settlement

Apple called the DOJ's proposed settlement to the ebook price fixing case 'fundamentally unfair, unlawful, and unprecedented.' Continue reading at The Christian Science Monitor

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Senator Schumer sides with Apple and publishers in ebook price fixing case

A prominent Senate Democrat sided with Apple this week, and called on the Justice Department to drop its ebook lawsuit against the Cupertino, Calif. company. Sen. Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) wrote in an opinion piece that appeared in the Wednesday edition of the Wall Street Journal that a victory... Continue reading at Betanews

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