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Apple Not Likely to Be a Loser in the E-Book Legal Fight

2 years agoTechnology : Bits

If Apple loses the legal case filed against it and book publishers on Wednesday over e-book pricing, will it be deeply wounded in its growing rivalry with Amazon? Not likely, analysts say. If e-book prices plummet as a result of the lawsuit - one possible outcome - chances are the financial impact on Apple will be small.
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DOJ compares Apple and publishers to big oil in ebooks case

Technology : GigaOM (2 years ago)

In a filing late Wednesday in response to Apple and book publishers, the Department of Justice reiterates its claim that agency pricing and the alleged conspiracy have resulted in "unmistakable consumer harm," but refuses to release... Read Post

Amazon explains Hachette dispute: ‘E-books can be and should be less expensive.’

Technology : The Next Web Blog (2 days ago)

As Amazon and book publisher Hachette continue their disagreement over e-book pricing, Amazon has spoken out to defend its position. The company asserted that its ultimate goal in the negotiation is to secure lower e-book prices for... Read Post

Justice Files Suit Against Apple and Publishers Over E-book Pricing

Technology : Shelly Palmer Digital Living (2 years ago)

The Justice Department filed a civil antitrust lawsuit against Apple and major book publishers on Wednesday, charging that the companies colluded to raise the price of e-books in 2010.  Read the full story at The New York Times Read Post

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