U.S. Judge Rules Apple Colluded on E-Books

in 2013, Keith Hylton, Newsmakers, School of Law, Wall Street Journal
July 11th, 2013

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Keith Hylton, School of Law

Apple Inc. AAPL -0.39% colluded with five major U.S. publishers to drive up the prices of e-books, a federal judge ruled Wednesday in a stern rebuke that threatens to limit the technology company’s options when negotiating future content deals…

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“The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia was constrained by the judge’s heavily fact-based opinion and in 2001 upheld many of his inferences.”

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