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German authors protest to Amazon over e-book price war

More than 1,000 German-language writers have signed a petition protesting against the methods used by online retailer Amazon in its e-book price battle with Scandinavian publishing house Bonnier. Taking their cue from US writers involved...Show More Summary

In a Fight With Authors, Amazon Cites Orwell, but Not Quite Correctly

To bolster its case in a dispute with authors over e-book pricing, the bookseller Amazon made an online post that quoted one of their own: George Orwell.

Stephen King, John Grisham, Other Writers Fire Off Angry Letter To Amazon

In the ongoing battle over e-book prices between mega online retailer, Amazon, and multi-billion dollar conglomerate publisher, Hachette, over 900 authors signed a letter admonishing Amazon posted in the New York Times on Sunday. As previously reported by the Inquisitr, overnight last weekend, Amazon sent a letter to authors participating in its Kindle Direct Publishing

Amazon wants you to ask Hachette's CEO for lower e-book prices

Amazon's fight with Hachette over e-book pricing just got extra-personal. Hot on the heels of writers attacking Jeff Bezos' "retaliation," the Amazon Books Team has posted a Readers United site that calls on you to email Hachette CEO Michael Pietsch...

Bits Blog: Dispute Between Amazon and Hachette Takes an Orwellian Turn

In an open letter to readers, the retailer cited George Orwell in its fight with the publisher Hachette over e-book pricing, but it may have undermined its own argument.

Top writers, including Stephen King and John Grisham, attack Amazon

Amazon and Hachette continue to duke it out over e-book pricing; authors still on the losing end.

Apple wins preliminary approval for $450M e-books settlement

In an apparent change of heart, U.S. District Court Judge Denise Cote on Friday granted preliminary approval for Apple's $450 million settlement going to a class of consumers over e-book price fixing in the iBookstore.

What Amazon Wants From Hachette: $9.99 E-Book Prices

Amazon is finally providing some explanation for its ongoing dispute with the publisher Hachette, explaining that it’s taken issue over Hachette’s insistence on pricing ebooks above $9.99. In a note on Tuesday, Amazon explained that it’s not actually looking for a particularly large share of the revenue on ebook sales: it’s only interested in taking... Read More

Amazon Pleads With Hachette to Cut E-Book Prices

3 weeks agoTechnology / Gadgets : Gizmodo

In the ongoing spat between Amazon and Hachette over pricing, Amazon has now called for Hachette to simply cut its e-book prices—a move which, it claims, will lower consumer prices on digital titles and provide writers with a larger paycheck at the same time. Read more...

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

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 its customers. Show More Summary

Judge Denise Cote isn't happy with Apple's $450 million e-book settlement agreement

Apple agreed two weeks ago to a conditional $450 million settlement with plaintiffs over allegations that it colluded with book publishers to artificially raise the price of e-books. Under terms of the settlement, Apple will only have to pay the full...

Judge voices concern over Apple's $450M e-book settlement, says may hurt consumers

U.S. District Court Judge Denise Cote on Thursday said she is concerned about the terms of Apple's settlement with a class of consumers due hundreds of millions of dollars over e-book price fixing, claiming certain provisions could allow reduce the amount of money paid out to plaintiffs.

You may never see a penny of the $400 million Apple just agreed to pay e-book buyers

Apple has agreed to pay e-book customers $400 million to settle a class-action lawsuit over its e-book pricing practices. But don't get too excited. Your Apple payday is not coming quite yet. The company is only going to pay under certain conditions. The deal, struck with 33 state attorneys general, was prompted by the Justice Department's antitrust suit against Apple, […]

You may never see a penny of the $400 million Apple just agreed to pay e-book buyers

last monthTechnology : Post Tech

Apple has agreed to pay e-book customers $400 million to settle a class-action lawsuit over its e-book pricing practices. But don't get too excited. Your Apple payday is not coming quite yet. The company is only going to pay under certain conditions. The deal, struck with 33 state attorneys general, was prompted by the Justice Department's antitrust suit against Apple, […]

Apple agrees to a $400-million settlement over e-book price fixing

Apple Inc. has agreed to pay $400 million to settle allegations that the company conspired with publishers to raise e-book prices.

Apple Set to Pay Out $450 Million Over E-Book Price Fixing Scandal

However the settlement sum could drop to zero if Apple is acquitted in a separate lawsuit

Apple agrees to $450 million dollar settlement in e-book antitrust case

Apple has resisted settling with the government over charges that it conspired with publishers to fix e-book prices. While its alleged co-conspirators have already opted to pay up and move on, Cupertino has been steadfast in maintaining its...

Apple Agrees To Pay As Much As $450M To Settle E-Book Case, But Says It Will Continue Appeal

Apple has reached an agreement with 33 states to pay as much as $400 million to consumers to settle the antitrust suit over e-book pricing. Including attorneys’ fees and payments to states, the company could pay a total of $450 million. Show More Summary

Apple to Pay $450 Million to Settle E-Book Price Fixing Case

According to court records filed on Wednesday, July 16, Apple will pay $450 million as part of an out-of-court settlement with class action lawyers and state district attorneys over e-book price fixing, reports Reuters. Apple first reached a settlement agreement with the 33 U.S. Show More Summary

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