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Comments on DOJ vs. Apple and the Publishers

The documents from the Department of Justice in the case against Apple and publishers are available online here. The complaint, as downloaded at 8 AM April 12, 2012, has several interesting features. As others have noted, this seems to be primarily a complaint about collusion in the market place, and the allegation that the agency model was designed to specifically create higher prices for e-books than Amazon was offering at the time.

eBook Pricing

Rumors are flying about the possibility of a negotiated settlement to the EU and US Department of Justice antitrust investigations. In all the discussion, one point intrigues me: what is an eBook?

Where eBooks Come From

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