July 10, 2013
by Theresa Donovan
A judge for the US District Court for the Southern District of New York on Wednesday ruled that Apple violated the Sherman Act and various state statutes in an e-book price-fixing conspiracy. The US Department of Justice (DOJ) accused Apple of working with major publishers to increase the price of ...[read more]
June 4, 2013
by Matthew Pomy
The US Department of Justice case against Apple began in the US District Court for the Southern District of New York on Monday with an attorney for the department claiming that Apple's conspiring with publishers cost customers hundreds of millions of dollars. The case, which was filed more than a ...[read more]
May 24, 2013
by Julie Deisher-Edwards
US District Judge Denise Cote expressed a tentative view on Thursday that the Department of Justice (DOJ) would be able to show at trial that Apple knowingly participated in and facilitated a conspiracy to raise the prices of e-books with five publishers. She said her view was based largely on ...[read more]
February 8, 2013
by Addison Morris
The US Department of Justice (DOJ) announced Friday that a settlement has been reached with Holtzbrinck Publishers LLC, known by the public as Macmillan, over allegations that the publishing company conspired with Apple to raise the retail price of e-books. The DOJ's Antitrust Division reached ...[read more]
December 19, 2012
by Max Slater
The US Department of Justice (DOJ) reached a settlement on Tuesday with book publisher Penguin Group, Inc. regarding an alleged conspiracy to raise the prices of e-books. The DOJ's antitrust division filed a lawsuit in April accusing Penguin Group, as well as several other publishers, of ...[read more]
August 11, 2011
by Maureen Cosgrove
A class action lawsuit filed Tuesday in the US District Court for the Northern District of California alleges that Apple and five major publishers colluded to illegally fix electronic book (e-book) prices. The complaint alleges that Apple and publishing companies, including HarperCollins, Hachette ...[read more]

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