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Penguin, Macmillan notify customers of e-book settlement

Penguin and Macmillan sent out emails to eligible customers today, notifying them that they're eligible to either receive iTunes credit or a check as part of the settlement of the US Department of Justice antitrust suit against these companies. Apple, despite a guilty verdict, remains the lone hol...

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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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Penguin offers settlement in European Commission investigation into e-book price-fixing

The European Commission has been investigating Apple and major book publishers over e-book price-fixing since late 2011. Today the EC published a notice on its website inviting comments on Penguin's proposal to end its existing pricing agreements with Apple and refrain from entering into similar a...

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Dear John Makinson and Penguin, please don't "reinvent" books

"Reading literature makes you a more well-rounded individual." That's what an author told me once. Notice he didn't say "watching literature." paidContent:UK has an article on a presentation Penguin Books' CEO John Makinson gave here in London on Tuesday. Makinson presented ideas on how publisher...

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