Apple: DOJ wants Amazon to have a 'Significant Competitive Advantage'
Plaintiffs are seeking a remedy that would give Amazon a significant competitive advantage over Apple -- an advantage it is neither entitled to nor deserves. This is plainly improper and highly counterproductive.
Now -- after the trial is over and this court has ruled -- is not the time to adjudicate a whole new array of legal and factual issues based on evidence that is outside the record and which largely post-dates the events at issue.
Among the proposed changes the DoJ wants are the ability for e-book sellers to sell e-books within their apps on iOS without Apple taking a 30 percent cut. Given that Apple's business model includes a 30 percent cut of all content sold, this is understandably a hot issue for the company.
Apple is expected to meet with the judge overseeing the case later today to further discuss the proposals.
Just hours after the Department of Justice filed a revised punishment proposal claiming Apple instigated the in-app purchase rule to...
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