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Apple Accused Of Fixing E-book Prices, Conspiring With Publishers

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The U.S. Department of  Justice filed a federal antitrust complaint against Apple and  Hachette, HarperCollins, MacMillan, Simon & Shuster, Pearson, and Penguin, alleging e-book price fixing in violation of the Sherman Act. According to the complaint, after unsuccessfully trying to pressure Amazon into raising its e-book prices, the publishing companies found common cause with Apple. The […]

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