Tag Archive: eBook Price-Fixing Conspiracy

Amazon/Apple Settlements paid out this month

24 June 2016 4:56 pm

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.

Apple Loses eBook Anti-trust Appeal

30 June 2015 8:19 pm

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 Fights to Keep Secrets in eBook Trial

20 May 2013 10:20 pm

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

Hachette to Raise Prices 220% on October 1

13 September 2012 10:31 pm

Book publishing company Hachette has announced that they will be raising the wholesale price on their books to libraries by a whopping 220%, joining other publishers in the eBook pricing... View Article

eBooks Raise Issues for Libraries

8 September 2012 10:46 pm

This article by the Kearney, Nebraska, Public Library directory explains why libraries may not be able to offer the latest eBooks, and why their selections may be limited. The highlights:... View Article