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Secret Court Approves NSA Bulk Collection Spying Through End Of 2015

The decision takes on an earlier federal appeals court ruling that deemed the government's bulk data collection illegal. The post Secret Court Approves NSA Bulk Collection Spying Through End Of 2015 appeared first on ThinkProgress.

Apple loses appeal on ebook price-fixing case

A New York appeals court on Tuesday sided with regulators who said Apple was guilty of manipulating the cost of e-books.Calling Apple's transgressions, "the supreme evil of antitrust," the Second Circuit Court upheld a 2013 verdict that...Show More Summary

Book 'em Danno: Court upholds Apple's $450M fine in e-book pricing case

By a vote of 2 to 1, a U.S. Appeals court decided that a prior judge was correct to penalize Apple and five publishers for their parts to fix e-book pricing.

Apple To Pay $450 Million In Settlement For Price Fixing E-Books

A federal appeals court stood by a 2013 decision that found the tech giant guilty of fixing e-book prices with publishers. Apple's last-ditch attempt to avoid paying $450 million to e-book buyers was just quashed, according to the Wall Street Journal. Show More Summary

A price-fixing conspiracy: Appeals court affirms e-book ruling against Apple

1 hour agoNews : The Raw Story

A US appeals court on Tuesday upheld a 2013 ruling that Apple led an illegal conspiracy to fix prices of e-books in violation of anti-trust laws. The 2-1 ruling by a panel of the US Court of Appeals affirmed the finding that Apple spearheaded a collective effort by publishers to end price...

Covering gay marriage when it's really, really personal

On a sticky August day last year in Cincinnati, I filed into the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals on assignment for Al Jazeera America’s website to cover oral arguments in the four cases challenging state bans on same-sex marriage—the same cases that led to last week’s U.S. Supreme Court ruling legalizing gay marriage nationwide. Seated next to me happened to...

Court Says Apple Conspired to Raise E-Book Prices

A U.S. court of appeals today upheld a ruling from a lower court that found Apple guilty of conspiring with book publishers to raise the prices of e-books. Books were generally priced at $9.99 by companies such as Amazon. Following the launch of Apple's iBook store, prices eventually rose to $12.99 and $14.99 for many titles. Show More Summary

Apple Will Pay $450 Million for Conspiring to Fix Ebook Pricing 

2 hours agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

Apple violated federal antitrust law in a conspiracy with five book publishers to fix ebook prices, according to the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. The court ended a long-running legal battle with a big blow to Apple, calling its ebooks price-fixing scheme “the supreme evil of antitrust.” Read more...

D.C. Circuit Caseload Rises From Spike in Agency Challenges

The caseload of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit rose sharply over the past year from new administrative challenges to environmental regulations and labor rulings, Chief Judge Merrick Garland said at the circuit's judicial conference last week.       

Apple busted for price fixing, fined $450M

An appeals court upheld a ruling charging Apple of conspiring to inflate e-book prices        

Apple to pay $450 million in e-book price-fixing suit

Apple conspired with publishers to artificially raise the price of e-books, the Second US Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan ruled today, upholding a verdict from 2013. Now that the company has lost its appeal, Apple is expected to pay $450 million, most of it to e-book customers. Show More Summary

Federal appeals court keeps e-books pricing conspiracy ruling against Apple intact

Apple's hopes of overturning the 2013 court ruling that it conspired with major book publishers to raise the price of e-books were dashed today. The Second U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan has ruled 2-1 to uphold the original decision in the case. Show More Summary

US Appeals Court rules that Apple conspired to fix e-book prices

Nearly two years ago, a US federal judge ruled that Apple conspired to raise prices on the ebooks it sold. A federal appeals court today upheld that judgement. In a 2 to 1 vote, the 2nd US Circuit Court of Appeals agreed that the conspiracy violated antitrust law, and supported the previous judge’s injunction against Apple. Show More Summary

Spanish soccer league files appeal to stop Qatar from moving 2022 World Cup to the winter

3 hours agoSports : The Early Lead

If it’s up to Spain’s top-flight soccer league, the 2022 World Cup in Qatar will not be played in the winter. La Liga officials have filed an appeal in the Court of Arbitration for Sports against FIFA, which earlier this year moved the traditionally summertime tournament to November and December to avoid the scorching heat of the Middle […]

Apple loses appeal of ebooks case ruling, will payout $450 million in damages

3 hours agoTechnology / Apple : 9 to 5 Mac

A federal appeals court today has upheld the 2013 ruling in Apple’s long-winded and high-profile ebooks case. The case, which centered around Apple price fixing content in the iBooks store, went through three years of litigation thanks mostly to Apple. Today’s ruling by a federal appeals court will see Apple pay $450 million in damages at […]

D.C. Circuit Demonstrates Application Of Supreme Court's Woods Decision

The D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals recently demonstrated how the Supreme Court’s 2013 decision in United States v. Woods, 134 S. Ct. 557 (2013), affected tax shelter litigation. Audits of partnerships are no simple task. Indeed, this historic problem led in part to the passage of the Tax Equity and [...]

Apple loses final e-books antitrust appeal, will pay $450M settlement

The Second U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday confirmed a lower court's finding that Apple colluded with major publishers to raise the price of e-books following the launch of the iBookstore, putting the case to rest and clearing the way for distribution of a $450 million settlement.

Apple Loses Federal Appeal in E-Books Case

A federal appeals court upheld a 2013 decision finding Apple Inc. liable for conspiring with publishers to raise the price of e-books.

Apple conspired to fix e-book prices: U.S. appeals court

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A divided federal appeals court on Tuesday said Apple Inc orchestrated a conspiracy with five publishers to increase e-book prices. By a 2-1 vote, the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals agreed with a lower court judge...Show More Summary

In Shift for Corporate America, Social Issues Become Good Business

9 hours agoNews : Newsweek: US

A little less than four years ago, 70 businesses and professional organizations made a dramatic stand on one of the country’s most divisive social issues. In November 2011, they signed on to a legal brief asking a U.S. appeals courtShow More Summary

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