Apple loses e-book federal appeal

Wednesday 1 July 2015 | 09:30 CET | News
Apple has lost its e-books case, after a federal appeals court upheld the 2013 decision finding Apple liable for conspiring with publishers to raise the price of e-books. The decision from the Second US Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan follows three years of litigation and Apple's move to challenge the US Department of Justice to a trial, even after all the publishers with which it was accused of colluding had settled their cases. The company is now expected to pay USD 450 million, most of it to e-book consumers, as part of a November agreement with private plaintiffs and 33 states that

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Categories: Mobile & Wireless
Companies: Apple
Countries: United States
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