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e-book price-fixing


Apple could fork over $400M to settle e-books price-fixing suit

The settlement hinges on the success or failure of the company's appeal of a ruling that found it conspired with publishers to fix prices.

By July 16, 2014


Apple e-book price-fixing damages trial set for next May

Second phase of price-fixing case against Apple will determine how much the company owes for allegedly conspiring with publishers to eliminate price competition.

By August 14, 2013


DOJ proposes ways to halt Apple e-book price-fixing

Apple would need to pay for an external monitor, sever deals with publishers, and let Amazon and Barnes & Noble link their iOS e-book apps to their respective online stores, among other proposed measures.

By August 2, 2013


Penguin reaches pact with EU to end e-book price-fixing probe

The publisher has agreed to terminate its pricing deal with Apple and refrain from making "most favored nation" pricing pacts for five years.

By April 19, 2013


Penguin settles DOJ lawsuit over alleged e-book price-fixing

Antitrust lawsuit accused Apple and five book publishers of conspiring to artificially hike prices. Now all but Apple and Macmillan have settled.

By December 18, 2012


Publishers to pay $69 million over e-book price-fixing allegations

The companies signed the agreement with 54 attorneys general across U.S. states, districts, and territories.

By August 30, 2012


Apple faces e-book price-fixing lawsuit in Canada too

The first domino fell last week in the U.S. when the DOJ sued Apple and its publishing partners claiming collusion over pricing of e-books. A class action lawsuit in Canada now claims the same.

By April 20, 2012


Apple may face e-book price-fixing lawsuit tomorrow

The Justice Department may file as early as Wednesday an antitrust lawsuit against the company over how publishers price electronic books, Reuters reports.

By April 10, 2012


Apple, publishers to settle e-books price-fixing suit: Report

Though Apple is not likely to take a major financial hit after the settlement, Amazon stands to gain upward of $1 billion in revenue, one analyst says.

By March 31, 2012


Apple named in e-book price-fixing lawsuit

Lawsuit accuses Apple and a group of book publishers of conspiring to fix prices to boost profits and put pressure on Amazon.

By August 9, 2011