Monday, October 24, 2016
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
AT&T to Acquire Time Warner For $85.4B
Internet Disruptions Were Caused By Attacked Connected Devices
TSMC, GlobalFoundries/Samsung To Present Their 7nm Platforms At IEDM
Hon Hai Gains Apple Mac Orders From Quanta
AT&T In Advanced Talks With Time Warner On Merger
LG's Next Flagship G6 Smartphone Won't be Modular
Samsung to Exchange Galaxy Note 7 with New Galaxy S8
Qualcomm Said to Be Near A Deal With NXP
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > General Computing > Apple S...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Apple Settles e-book Antitrust Case

Apple has avoided more than $800 million in claims after reaching an out-of-court settlement with U.S. states and other complainants in an e-book price-fixing class action lawsuit.

The terms of the settlement, which still needs court approval, have not been revealed.

The U.S. Department of Justice sued Apple and five publishers (Hachette Book Group, HarperCollins Publishers, Penguin Group (USA) Inc, Macmillan and Simon & Schuster Inc) in April 2012, accusing them of working together illegally to increase e-book prices. Since then, 33 states and U.S. territories have separately sued Apple on behalf of their consumers.

The complainants are seeking up to $840 million in damages for e-book customers.

The publishers previously agreed to pay more than $166 million to settle related antitrust charges.

Last year, a federal court found Apple liable for colluding with the publishers after a separate non-jury trial in a case brought by the U.S. Department of Justice.

The court found that Apple took part in a price-fixing conspiracy to fight online retailer's dominance in the e-book market.

Apple appealed that decision and Monday's settlement is contingent on the outcome of that appeal.

Mitsubishi Develops New High-power Red Laser Diodes for Projectors        All News        Fujitsu Launch New Enterprise Laptop PCs
Google Announces First Glass Work Certified Partners     General Computing News      Wikipedia Tries To Stop Black Hat Paid Editing

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Apple To Bring E-Ink Dynamic Keyboards In 2018 Mac Laptops
Apple's Tim Cook Visits Nintendo Headquarters
Supreme Court To Hear Apple-Samsung Feud
Court Reinstates $120 million Victory For Apple in Samsung Patent Case
Apple Pay Launches In Russia
Apple Ows $302.4 million to VirnetX, Court Rules
Apple Partners With Deloitte In New Enterprise Push
New Macbook Air, Macbook Pro 2016 Comig Next Month
Apple Develops Amazon Echo-Style Device
McLaren CEO Says There Are No Discussions With Apple
macOS Sierra Now Available As An Update
Apple Unit Ordered To Pay 12bn Yen Bill For Unpaid Taxes

Most Popular News
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2016 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .