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How a lobbyist org. decided agency pricing costs consumers $200 million

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In a letter to the Senate subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy and Consumer Rights, Washington-based lobbyist Consumer Federation of America claims “this year the cost to consumers of e-book price fixing will likely exceed $200 million and the abuse will grow dramatically.” How did the CFA calculate that number? Mark...
How a lobbyist org. decided agency pricing costs consumers $200 million
Penguin to terminate ebook deal with Apple in bid to end European antitrust investigation

Apple explains stance on e-book price fixing and the “Kindle threat” in court documents

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Yesterday reports from The Wall Street Journal claimed the United States Justice Department was planning on launching an antitrust case against Apple and the country’s 5 largest book publishers related to claims of e-book price fixing. The European Commission announced back in December it would begin investigating whether Apple and...
Apple explains stance on e-book price fixing and the “Kindle threat” in court documents

Ebook prices under more pressure after European Commission statement

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'Preliminary assessment' accuses Apple and four publishers of illegal 'concerted' move to inflate pricingEbook prices in the UK are set to plummet after the European Commission said that four major publishers and Apple "engaged in a concerted practice" to raise the price of ebooks, and required them to stop.The EC...
Ebook prices under more pressure after European Commission statement

DOJ, please don't let up on Apple, book publishers

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Consumers win when court rejects argument that price fixing is okay because Amazon is discounting everyone out of business. Fear is not an excuse to price fix. [Read more]...
DOJ, please don't let up on Apple, book publishers

Toshiba Fined $87 Million for LCD Price Fixing; Won't Pay a Penny

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A jury in San Francisco Tuesday decided to fine Toshiba $87 million for colluding with other vendors to keep LCD prices artificially high....
Toshiba Fined $87 Million for LCD Price Fixing; Won't Pay a Penny

The Government Case Against Apple Looks Flimsy At Best

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The Government Case Against Apple Looks Flimsy At Best: Report Declan McCullagh and Greg Sandoval: The U.S. Justice Department’s legal pursuit of Apple for alleged e-book price fixing stretches the boundaries of antitrust law and is likely to end in defeat. To be clear, that’s just the case against Apple. McCullagh and...
The Government Case Against Apple Looks Flimsy At Best

Apple may settle DoJ e-book investigation in coming weeks

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A possible U.S. Department of Justice lawsuit over alleged e-book price fixing may soon be settled as Apple and a number of major publishing houses are said to be ready to make concessions....
Apple may settle DoJ e-book investigation in coming weeks

Toshiba fined $87M for LCD price fixing; won't pay a penny

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A jury in San Francisco on Tuesday decided to fine Toshiba $87 million for colluding with other vendors to keep LCD prices artificially high, but the Tokyo-based company doesn't expect to have to pay anything....
Toshiba fined $87M for LCD price fixing; won't pay a penny
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Ebook bargains: is there a heavier price to pay?

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By allowing digital titles to be sold for 20p, publishers are complicit in eroding the value of their productSeeing the ebook of Alan Hollinghurst's The Stranger's Child was 20p on Amazon, I snapped it up. Who wouldn't? A 564-page slice of literary fiction by one of Britain's finest novelists, heralded...
Ebook bargains: is there a heavier price to pay?
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Tor rips up the rulebook on digital rights management

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Authors, agents and retailers welcome science fiction publisher's announcement that its entire ebook list is to become DRM-freeTor, the world's biggest science fiction publisher and home to authors including Orson Scott Card, China Miéville and Cory Doctorow, has shaken publishing with the news that its entire list of ebooks is...
Tor rips up the rulebook on digital rights management

More Problems For Apple In Portugal? Apparently It's Getting Sued For 40M Euros By A Reseller [Report]

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Another legal tangle for Apple in Portugal? Just days after a consumer rights group in the country said it was preparing to bring legal action against Apple over the wording of its AppleCare warranty service, it has emerged that an IT reseller and distributor called Taboada & Barros is already...
More Problems For Apple In Portugal? Apparently It's Getting Sued For 40M Euros By A Reseller [Report]

US government files antitrust suit against Apple over e-book pricing

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An antitrust suit accusing Apple and a number of book publishers of price fixing was filed by the U.S. government on Wednesday....
US government files antitrust suit against Apple over e-book pricing

Trial on E-Book Price-Fixing Puts Apple in the Spotlight

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The Justice Department's lawsuit that accuses Apple of colluding with publishers to raise e-book prices will begin this week in United States District Court....
Trial on E-Book Price-Fixing Puts Apple in the Spotlight

Apple says DoJ lawsuit 'fundamentally flawed,' could harm consumers

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In a Tuesday court filing with the U.S. District Court in Manhattan, Apple claims that the Department of Justice's antitrust lawsuit regarding alleged e-book price fixing sends the wrong message to the market by retroactively questioning a 'perfectly proper' business strategy....
Apple says DoJ lawsuit 'fundamentally flawed,' could harm consumers

US Government's Antitrust Case Against Apple Could Force The Company To Pay Big Bucks To Consumers

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NEW YORK (Reuters) - As the only remaining defendant in the U.S. government's e-books antitrust case, Apple Inc. appears headed for a high-stakes trial that could significantly increase the personal computer company's liability in related litigation. Apple faces a June 3 trial date over civil allegations by the U.S. Department...
US Government's Antitrust Case Against Apple Could Force The Company To Pay Big Bucks To Consumers
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Toshiba Fined $87M for LCD Price Fixing; Won't Pay a Penny

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A jury in San Francisco on Tuesday decided to fine Toshiba US$87 million for colluding with other vendors to keep LCD prices artificially high, but the......
Toshiba Fined $87M for LCD Price Fixing; Won't Pay a Penny

Barnes & Noble complains to DOJ about e-book fixing case

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Bookseller Barnes & Noble has sent a complaint to the US Department of Justice regarding a proposed settlement in the latter's case against e-book price fixing, says paidContent. The DOJ has proposed a settlement with publishers HarperCollins, Hachette, and Simon & Schuster, who were all accused of colluding to keep...
Barnes & Noble complains to DOJ about e-book fixing case

Verizon Wireless & SpectrumCo spectrum deal approved -- with strict conditions

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The FCC and the Department of Justice have decided to approve the acquisition of SpectrumCo’s AWS spectrum by Verizon Wireless along with the cross-marketing and joint venture agreements between it and the cable companies.Even though the two agencies have approved it, Verizon Wireless and the cable companies are not exactly...
Verizon Wireless & SpectrumCo spectrum deal approved -- with strict conditions
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