eBook

Competition Bureau Seeks Records from Indigo Over E-Book Pricing Probe

These days, the e-book market seems to be one of the main focuses of both Canadian and US regulators: not so long ago, Apple settled an e-book price-fixing lawsuit with the government. Now the Canadian Competition Bureau has made another major move in its ongoing investigation of anti-competitive e-book pricing practices, reports the Globe and...

U.S. District Judge: Apple Can’t Escape E-book Antitrust Cases

According to a new report by Reuters, Apple has lost another attempt to dismiss lawsuits by state attorneys general, accusing it of conspiring with five major publishers to fix e-book prices. U.S. District Judge Denise Cote has ruled that Apple cannot escape the antitrust cases, encouraging attorneys general in 33 states to move ahead in pursuing hundreds of millions of...

Apple Appeals Against Ebook Antitrust Ruling

The Associated Press reports that Apple has filed an appeal on Tuesday, asking the federal appeals court in New York to overturn the judgment handed down in the eBook antitrust case, or grant a new trial in front of a different judge. The papers filed by Apple reveal the company's position on Judge Denise Cote's...

Feds Accuse Apple of Personally Attacking Antitrust Monitor

The US Department of Justice has responded to Apple’s formal letter filed with the court last week regarding the disqualification of the court-appointed lawyer who oversees the iPhone maker’s e-book pricing practices (via GigaOm). "Regrettably, it is now clear that Apple has chosen a campaign of character assassination over a culture of compliance. Apple could...