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.
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Citing the Wall Street Journal (which is behind a paywall), Jillian D’Onfro of Business Insider Australia points out that the declining eBook sales reported by big publishers are probably due to their... View Article
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.
Amazon, the largest distributor of eBooks in Europe, is the subject of an anti-trust investigation by the European Commission. Apparently Amazon requires publishers to inform the company about arrangements they... 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
Publisher Hachette has joined HarperCollins in complying with the anti-trust settlement agreement regarding the eBook price-fixing conspiracy. Other publishers are still planning to fight the lawsuit. Read more about it... View Article
U.S. federal courts have approved a settlement Hachette Books Group, Simon & Schuster, and HarperCollins, that booksellers may set their own pricing and that publishers may not sign contracts with... 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