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Thursday, April 12, 2012

Apple and associated publishers sued

The Department of Justice has sued Apple and publishers for allegedly colluding to set eBook prices.

Apple, Macmillan and Penguin will fight the suit in court; HarperCollins, Simon & Schuster and Hachette have settled with the government.

In court documents, DOJ attorneys alleged that Apple and five major publishers engaged in a “substantial” conspiracy as they set up the agency model for eBook pricing–including deleting emails “to avoid leaving a paper trail.”

Read the full story on GalleyCat

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