A federal judge on Tuesday denied Apple's motion to dismiss a lawsuit leveled by state attorneys general over e-book price fixing, allowing a trial that could cost the company up to $840 million to move forward.
Judge grants class action status to plaintiffs seeking $800 million.
Apple is facing a new class-action lawsuit from iBooks customers over price-fixing practices according to Reuters. As has been previously argued, Apple conspired with book publishers to hike the prices of ebooks, a violation of U.S. anti-trust law. The Department of Justice won its case against Apple for the same reason last year, and Apple is currently in […]
A U.S. district court judge on Friday ruled plaintiffs seeking class status in a suit against Apple over e-book price fixing had "more than met their burden" to sue as a group.
New York Judge Denise Cote on Wednesday assigned Apple a third-party monitor to ensure compliance with federal antitrust laws, one result of the U.S. Department of Justice's successful case against the company over e-book price fixi...
The order, issued two months after Apple was found to be price-fixing, would force the company to submit to oversight for a period of two years.
The federal judge presiding over the U.S. electronic books case against Apple has barred the company from striking deals that would ensure that it could undercut prices of other retailers in the e-book market. Judge Denise Cote, of the...Show More Summary
Apple's long-running antitrust case over e-book pricing is finally coming to a conclusion, with the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York releasing its final judgment in the case, also embedded below. As expected,...Show More Summary
After plenty of tussling over the DoJ's proposed injunction against Apple, preventing it from striking untoward pricing deals with e-book publishers, a judge at the Southern District Court of New York has today laid down the law. The...Show More Summary
NEW YORK (Reuters) - The United States offered to ease the terms of a proposed civil injunction against Apple Inc for conspiring to raise e-book prices, but the company said the revised proposal is still designed to "inflict punishment" and must be rej...
An order issued on Tuesday by U.S District Court Judge Denise Cote, who is presiding over the Justice Department's antitrust case against Apple's e-book pricing policies, notes all parties must by ready for a damages trial tentatively scheduled for May 2014.
Apple’s legal team is busy Friday, with the company expecting developments in three major court cases. The first is a follow-up hearing for Apple’s case with the Department of Justice over the pricing of e-books. Last month, a judge ruled that Apple had worked with publishers to raise the price of e-books — an accusation Apple has repeatedly denied. Read full article >>
In the ongoing antitrust case regarding e-book price fixing, the presiding judge has denied Apple’s plea for mercy over the Department of Justice’s ruling proposal. The DoJ found Apple guilty of conspiring with publishers to raise prices on e-books with the iBookstore, and Apple continues to plead not guilty despite the fact that all of [...]Show More Summary
Apple, in its ongoing battle over an e-book price fixing scandal, has been dealt yet another setback. Last month, Judge Denise Cote ruled that Apple had violated antitrust laws in conspiring with publishers to raise e-book prices. Cupertino...Show More Summary
If you thought the e-book pricing controversy was over, think again. Apple and major publishers, former partners in what was judged an unlawful price-fixing deal, have now fallen out over the proposed punishment for Apple. To give the Cliff’s Notes version of events we’ve covered several times, once upon a time the likes of Amazon […]
Five of the largest publishers in the United States have filed a motion in US District Court against the Justice Department’s proposed provisions against Apple over e-book price fixing. Reuters... Keep reading ?
Apple is headed for a showdown with the US government and dozens of states, which on Friday urged that tough new restrictions be imposed on the company for illegally conspiring to raise e-book prices. ||| Jonathan Stempel New York Apple...Show More Summary
NEW YORK (Reuters) - Apple Inc is headed for a showdown with the U.S. government and dozens of states, which on Friday urged that tough new restrictions be imposed on the company for illegally conspiring to raise e-book prices.
Following its victory over Apple in a major e-book antitrust case, the Justice Department has asked a federal judge to force the tech company to allow links to rival e-book prices and storefronts in, say, Amazon or Barnes & Noble iOS apps. Show More Summary