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TweetThree book publishers recently settled charges of price fixing e-books and have agreed to pay over $69 million.  The publishers are Hachette Book Group, HarperCollins Publishers and Simon & Schuster.  The attorneys general of 54 U.S. states, districts and territories agreed to the settlement of the antitrust case just a few days ago.  As part […]

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TweetThe U.S. Justice Department is in the process of preparing an anti-trust lawsuit against Apple and some of the biggest names in U.S. publishing for their alleged price-fixing conspiracy. According to the proposed complaint, the parties agreed to raise the prices of e-books.  The publishers include some heavy hitters in the industry: Simon & Schuster, […]

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