Article: Apple Appeals eBook Price Fixing Sentence

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Judge lays down Apple’s punishment in ebooks case. It’s largely in line with what the feds wanted


After weeks of back-and-forth between the Department of Justice and Apple (s AAPL), the federal judge overseeing the ebooks antitrust case issued an injunction against Apple in a filing released Friday. The Department of Justice will be happy, because the final injunction contains a lot of what it had asked for.

In July, Judge Denise Cote found Apple liable of conspiring with publishers to set ebook prices at the launch of the iBookstore.

“Apple did not conspire to fix ebook pricing,” company spokesman Tom Neumayr said in a statement. “The iBookstore gave customers more choice and injected much needed innovation and competition into the market. Apple will pursue an appeal of the injunction.”

The injunction, which is set to go into place in 30 days, will last for five years — but the court can extend it for “one or more one-year periods” after that, either on its own…

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Article: Latest on Ebook Price Fixing Lawsuit

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Article: Fixing Book Publishing

The link below is to an article that considers ways to fix the problems in the book publishing industry.

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Article: Apple Looses Ebook Price Fixing Case

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Article: Macmillan Settles on Price Fixing

The link below is to an article that looks at the recent settlement of Macmillan on price fixing.

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Article: Penguin Settles in Price Fixing Suit

The link below is to an article that reports on book publishing firm Penguin settling in the ebook pricing suit.

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