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Court: Apple needs monitoring after 'blatant' e-book price fixing

Following Judge Denise Cote's ruling that Apple conspired with book publishers to increase the price of e-books across the board, the DOJ put forth a proposal intent on rectifying the damage caused by Apple's actions. The proposal was extremely far-reaching, and called for Apple to allow competitor...

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DoJ claims Apple made in-app purchase rules to 'retaliate against Amazon'

The Department of Justice has filed a revised punishment proposal for Apple, claiming the iPhone maker instigated the in-app purchase rule to "retaliate against Amazon," according to GigaOm. As evidence in its new punishment proposal, the DoJ cites an email from Steve Jobs to Phil Schiller and Edd...

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Judge to determine damages in Apple e-book case

The Mac Observer's Jeff Gamet has written a thoughtful analysis of the continuing Department of Justice legal battle against Apple regarding e-book pricing. As you'll remember, Judge Denise Cote found Apple guilty of conspiring with a group of book publishers to raise book prices. Now Judge Cote h...

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CNN takes a closer look at Apple e-book Judge Denise Cote

Before Apple was found guilty of colluding with publishing companies to raise the price of e-books, U.S. District Judge Denise Cote raised a few eyebrows when she issued a statement which seemed to indicate that she was already convinced of Apple's culpability. In late May, about two weeks before...

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Today is a big day of legal wrangling for Apple

The LA Times has a good breakdown of what's happening today. Today, Apple has three coincidental rulings set to happen. The first is with the ITC, the same group who handed Apple a loss to Samsung, which was then vetoed by the president (something that hasn't happened in decades). In this case, th...

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Book publishers also not happy with DOJ's proposal for Apple in e-book price fixing case

Following US District Judge Denise Cote's decision that Apple conspired with book publishers to raise the price of e-books, the DOJ last week announced a sweeping proposal aimed at remedying the fallout from Apple's allegedly "illegal" activities. The proposal, which you can read about here, is e...

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Apple calls DOJ proposal "draconian", "punitive", and "wildly out of proportion"

In the wake of US District Judge Denise Cote's ruling that Apple colluded with book publishers to raise the price of e-books, the DOJ yesterday issued a proposal aimed at remedying the alleged damage caused by Apple. To say that the DOJ proposal is harsh and curiously overbroad would be an unders...

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US proposes resolution to Apple e-book price fixing

Just a few weeks ago, Apple found itself on the wrong side of a decision when US District Judge Denise Cote ruled that Apple had, in fact, conspired with book publishers to raise the price of e-books across the industry. Today, the DOJ announced a proposed remedy for Apple's alleged wrongdoing. T...

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Apple could pay dearly in ebook case

About two weeks ago, U.S. District Judge Denise Cote ruled that Apple conspired with book publishers to raise the price of e-books across the industry. If you recall, five publishing companies -- Penguin, Random House, HarperCollins, Simon & Schuster and Hachette -- were also targeted by the DOJ...

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Penguin offers to end ebook deals with Apple

Apple's ebook price-fixing cases are now in the settlement stage in the US and Europe, and the latest word from the EU is that Penguin has become the last publisher to offer to end ebook pricing restriction deals with Apple. In December of 2012, Apple and the other four publishers named in the Eu...

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A look at the "flawed" antitrust decision against Apple

US District Judge Denise Cote last week ruled that Apple colluded with book publishers to artificially raise the price of e-books across the industry. In the wake of that decision, the Macs Future website took a thorough look at Cote's ruling and points out a number of reasons why the reasoning u...

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The Steve Jobs video that sealed Apple's fate in the DOJ case

Apple yesterday came up on the losing end of a decision from US District Judge Denise Cote who ruled that Apple did, in fact, collude to artificially raise the price of e-books. In looking over the decision, I found it interesting that statements made by Steve Jobs were construed as compelling ev...

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Judge finds Apple guilty of fixing e-book prices (Updated)

According to Reuters, US District Judge Denise Cote has ruled against Apple in its big e-book price-fixing trial. The judge found that Apple conspired to raise the retail price of e-books and will now face a trial to determine damages. Update: Both Apple and the Department of Justice have release...

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Apple issues 136-slide presentation as part of its closing arguments in e-book case

Apple's role in the Department of Justice cause regarding e-book pricing has come to a close, capped with a 136-slide presentation that All Things D has made available. The final slides were displayed in iBooks on an iPad in the presentation, saying that it was "time to close the book on this ca...

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Barnes & Noble VP delivers a bruising blow to DOJ case against Apple

Apple received a boost in its defense against the Department of Justice allegations about e-book price-fixing yesterday from a company that had already settled in the case: Barnes & Noble. The bookseller's Vice President of Digital Content, Theresa Horner, told the court that her company was i...

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