Judge Denies Apple's Request to Suspend Ruling in E-Book Pricing Case

Posted August 9, 2013 at 9:35pm by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 4608 views

The Associated Press is reporting that Apple's request to suspend Judge Cote's ruling in the E-Book case has been denied.

A judge on Friday refused a request by Apple to temporarily suspend her ruling that it violated antitrust laws by conspiring with publishers to raise electronic book prices in 2010.

Judge Denise Cote, ruling from the bench in Manhattan federal court, declined to withdraw the effect of last month's ruling while Cupertino, Calif.-based Apple Inc. appeals.


Last month, the Judge ruled that Apple had conspired with publishers to fix prices in the iBooks store with agency model.

The five settling publishers argued that the proposed DOJ punishment would hurt them as well since it requires them to allow Apple to discount their ebooks for five years.

Read More



Share
Add Comment
Joe12345 - August 9, 2013 at 10:04pm
Looks good of fanboys
Follow iClarified
Watch Mophie's New 'All-Powerless' Super Bowl Ad [Video]
Mophie, maker of the juice pack battery cases...
FiftyThree Announces New 'Pencil Gold' Stylus for iPad and iPhone
FiftyThree has announced the latest addition ...
Adobe Digital Editions eBook Reader App Released for iPad
Adobe Digital Edition is a new eBook reader a...
Apple Offers 19 Productivity Apps at Discounted Prices
Apple has discounted 19 productivity apps for...
Yahoo App Gets Redesigned With Interactive Digital Magazine Features
The Yahoo app for iOS was redesigned today wi...