david shanks

david shanks

Trial details hardball tactics by Apple, Amazon and publishers in battle for control of e-books

www.geekwire.com
Major publishers threatened to withhold new e-books from Amazon’s Kindle store if the Seattle company didn’t give them control over pricing, according to testimony from an Amazon executive, Russell Grandinetti, in the DOJ’s price-fixing trial against Apple.   How did Amazon respond? ”They yelled, screamed, and threatened,” said Penguin Group’s CEO David Shanks...
Trial details hardball tactics by Apple, Amazon and publishers in battle for control of e-books

Penguin CEO Testifies in Apple E-Book Trial

online.wsj.com
David Shanks, CEO of Penguin publishing house, testified Tuesday in the Apple e-book antitrust trial that Apple and Penguin were far apart on many things, such as price caps....
Penguin CEO Testifies in Apple E-Book Trial

Penguin Books CEO gives mixed testimony in Apple e-books suit

appleinsider.com
On day two of the U.S. Department of Justice's antirust suit against Apple, Penguin Books CEO David Shanks took the stand to offer testimony regarding the Cupertino company's role in an alleged e-book price fixing scheme.    ...
Penguin Books CEO gives mixed testimony in Apple e-books suit
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