Posted by Victoria Strauss for Writer Beware
Unquestionably, the big publishing news of the week was the US Department of Justice's lawsuit filing against Apple and five major book publishers--Penguin, Macmillan, Hachette, HarperCollins, and Simon and Schuster--for alleged ebook price fixing.
At the root of the dispute: the agency pricing model for ebooks, which the publishers adopted in 2010.
According to the U.S. Justice Department's latest filing in its suit against Apple and a number of major publishers over alleged price fixing in the eBook market, the DOJ won't make any major changes to its proposed settlement after... Read Post
Apple and publisher Macmillan are said to be preparing to be sued by the US Department of Justice (DoJ) over alleged ebook price fixing as soon as tomorrow, according to... Read Post