Months ago, Senator Charles Schumer wanted Apple to be investigated over privacy concerns. Now Apple will see his role in E-Book lawsuit as well.
Last week, on Friday, 22 June 2012, a US judge set a trial date for the US government’s lawsuit that accuses Apple and many book publishers of conspiracy to fix the price of e-books.
After accusing US Department Of Justice (DOJ) of supporting monopoly, Apple has filed an official response to accusations that it colluded with book publishers to artificially inflate the cost of products sold through the iBookstore.
Apple has accused the US government has supporting monopoly. On 22 May 2012, Apple filed a legal response to the Department of Justice (DOJ) lawsuit.
Taking a look at the latest legal tangle involving Apple, Apple was left with an egg on its face, this past Wednesday. US District Judge Denise Cote rejected a request to dismiss a class action lawsuit against Apple and five publishers.
Seventeen more states have joined the antitrust lawsuit against Apple and several book publishing houses over the pricing of ebooks.
This past Thursday night, on 12 April 2012, Phillip Swanson reported on MMi that the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) was suing Apple and five leading global publishers in an antitrust lawsuit stemming from allegations of eBook price-fixing.
In the wake of United States Department Of Justice (DOJ)’s lawsuit against Apple and many publishers over price fixing charges, an Apple spokesman has officially responded to the lawsuit.
The Department of Justice (DOJ) is investigating Apple and several book publishers over concerns of price-fixing in the e-book market.
Recently, US Department Of Justice (DOJ) intervened in a matter involving Apple and some publishers as it felt that Apple and publishers in question had violated the antitrust laws. Apple also tried to prepare its defense to counter allegations.