The American Booksellers Association (ABA) and Barnes & Noble want to be heard in the Department of Justice’s lawsuit against Apple and five publishers.
The organizations filed a motion to become a “friend of the court” in proceedings.
In the joint filing, the two groups getting rid of the agency model will harm ABA member bookstores, Barnes & Noble, and authors, which they claim will hurt competition and ultimately harm consumers.
The Justice Department on Monday said it won’t back down on its antirust lawsuit against Apple and other e-book publishers, accusing the firms of harming consumers by price-fixing titles. In comments filed to U.S. District Court in ... Read Post
Representatives from the American Booksellers Association (ABA) visited the Department of Justice (DOJ) to defend the agency model. The government agency is investigating Apple and five major publishers for breaking antitrust laws ... Read Post