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Judge finds price fixing in E-book case

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Posted 10 July 2013 - 10:59 AM

Judge Denise Cote today ruled that Apple colluded with five major publishers to fix e-book prices in 2010. “Based on the trial record, and for the reasons stated herein,” [the judge] wrote..."this Court finds by a preponderance of the evidence that Apple conspired to restrain trade...”


Next up, the judge will begin the process of determining injunctive relief ... and damages...


Source: Publisher's Weekly.


"Injunctive relief" comes up when the relief needed isn't just one of money.

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Posted 10 July 2013 - 03:28 PM

Surprise, surprise. Price fixing is still illegal, even for Steve Jobs.  


The next stage in the process will be interesting. Will they face a serious penalty or receive a slap on the iPad?

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Posted 20 July 2013 - 12:20 PM

This is bound to get even more interesting. Doom for publishers or no?
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