In a quiet resolution to the eBook price-fixing uproar, eBook customers began seeing small credits applied to their accounts this month. The credits are valid for about a year.
Tag Archive: Apple
In a major win for Amazon, Apple lost its appeal in federal court over the anti-trust lawsuit. Apple conspired with big publishers to price-fix eBooks. Read more about it at latimes.com.
The below-linked article summarizes the report Consumer Attitudes Towards Ebook Reading and presents slightly different data than my clients have anecdotally reported for their sales (most say that their sales come almost... View Article
In regard to the Apple price-fixing trial, Amazon is seeking to have sensitive information—including “potentially embarrassing” data related to profitability, pricing, and contract terms—redacted from evidence. This is rather interesting,... View Article
This is an article detailing Apple’s continued and laughable denials that they colluded with publishers to fix prices on eBooks, forcing buyers to choose between overpaying for an eBook, buying... View Article
This article discusses Apple, Macmillan, and Penguin’s ongoing fight against the US Department of Justice’s accusations of collusion in price-fixing. Three other publishing companies (Simon & Schuster, Hachette, and HarperCollins)... View Article
Quark XPress 9.3 has an update that supposedly allows direct export to Kindle format. Given the quality of the final file that other similar applications, like InDesign, produce, I will... View Article
This article explains well the issues being dealt with in the case brought against Apple and and multiple publishing companies by the US Department of Justice, which accuses them of... View Article
A well-written and informative description of the history of the eBook pricing conspiracy between Apple and traditional publishers. Read it at indiatimes.com.