US Justice Department Threatens Apple and Five Book Publishers over E-Book Pricing

Daily Report: Apple Is Said to Face Warning on Book Prices
New York Times (blog)
By THE NEW YORK TIMES | March 8, 2012, 8:55 am Apple and five book publishers are facing pressure from the Justice Department over the way they price electronic books, The Wall Street Journal reported on Thursday, citing “people familiar with the ...
New York Times (blog) 

Apple, Publishers Getting Sued Because E-Books Are a Rip-Off
New York Magazine
By Joe Coscarelli Coinciding nicely with the announcement of a new iPad, The Wall Street Journal reports that the Justice Department wants to sue Apple, along with five of the biggest publishers, over the price of electronic books.

New York Magazine

Apple, publishers in DOJ crosshairs over e-book prices
By Martha C. White The Department of Justice is reportedly readying a suit against Apple and top publishing houses for price-fixing in the e-book market. This could mean cheaper prices for someebooks along with a greater range of prices — some lower, ...

US Warns Apple, Publishers
Wall Street Journal
If successful, such a settlement could have wide-ranging repercussions for the industry, potentially leading to cheaper e-books for consumers. However, not every publisher is in settlement discussions. AllThingsD's Ina Fried takes a first look at ...

Wall Street Journal

Publishers warned on ebook prices
BBC News
Five US publishers are being threatened with legal action over the way they set prices for electronic books, reports the Wall Street Journal. The US Department of Justice (DoJ) said the five had conspired to raise the prices of ebooks.

BBC News

Report: US threatens Apple, book publishers with price collusion suit
San Francisco Chronicle (blog)
The Justice Department has warned Apple and five major book publishers that it intends to file a lawsuit accusing them of colluding to boost the cost of digital books, the Wall Street Journal reported. Several of the publishers are in talks to settle ...

US may sue Apple, publishers on e-book pricing: report
(Reuters) - The US Justice Department has warned Apple and five of the biggest US publishers that it plans to sue them, accusing them of colluding to raise the prices of electronic books, the Wall Street Journal said, citing people familiar with the ...

Apple in antitrust crosshairs over e-book pricing
Ars Technica
By Casey Johnston | Published March 8, 2012 9:13 AM Left, a book from the publisher Hachette Digital, one of the publishers that may be colluding with Apple on e-book prices; right, the samebook on Amazon, for the same price. The Department of Justice ...

Justice Department Threatens Apple, Publishers over E-Book Pricing
By Jared Newman | @OneJaredNewman | March 8, 2012 | + Did you notice that e-books became a little more expensive after Apple entered the game with iBooks? So did the US Department of Justice, which may be threatening to sue Apple and e-bookpublishers ...


US Prepares Apple Lawsuit Over E-Book Prices
BusinessWeek (blog)
By Jeff Bliss and Sara Forden on March 08, 2012 The US Justice Department told Apple Inc. (AAPL) and five publishers that it's preparing to sue them for allegedly fixing the prices of electronic books, according to a person familiar with the matter.

US Justice Dept may sue Apple on e-book pricing
* DOJ has warned Apple, five e-book publishers-source * Parties have started settlement talks-source * Regulators probing whether colluded to raise prices March 8 (Reuters) - The US Justice Department has warned Apple and five of the biggest US ...

DOJ Threatens Apple, Book Publishers with Lawsuit Regarding E-Book Sales
After investigating the suspicious tactics, the DOJ has now warned Apple and the five bookpublishers that it plans to sue them for raising the prices of e-books. The five book publishers involved are Hachette Livre (Lagardère Publishing France), ...

Apple, publishers, may face antitrust suit over ebook prices: Justice ...
New York Daily News (blog)
The accusation, as reported by the Wall Street Journal today, is that America's biggest publishing houses (Penguin, HarperCollins, Macmillan, Simon & Schuster and Hachette) are essentially colluding with Apple to keep prices on e-books.

DOJ to Sue Apple, Publishers for E-Book Pricing: Hot Trends
If the Justice Department sues Apple and the publishers successfully, it could lead to cheaper e-books on the market. Chrysler is another hot topic after the company announced its CEO Sergio Marchionne received no salary or stock awards in 2011.

Progeria Book: 'Old Before My Time'
ABC News
Progeria patients die from heart attacks or strokes at an average age of 13, a number that carried extra weight for Hayley because doctors had told her parents she'd "only live to thirteen," the British teen recalls in a new book, "Old Before My Time: ...
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Apple, book publishers facing potential US suit: WSJ
WASHINGTON — The Justice Department is threatening to sue Apple and five major US publishers for allegedly colluding to raise the price of digital books, The Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday. The newspaper, citing people familiar with the ...


Justice Department Probes Apple, Publishers Over E-Book Price Fixing
PC Magazine
By Leslie Horn Apple and five publishers are under pressure from the Justice Department over the way they price e-books. According to a Wall Street Journal report, Apple and Simon & Schuster, Hachette Book Group, Penguin Group, Macmillan, ...

Apple, publishers threatened with Justice lawsuits, report says
Washington Post
The US Justice Department has reportedly warned Apple and five of the biggest US publishers that it has plans to sue them for allegedly colluding over the price of e-books. According to a report from the Wall Street Journal, the potential suit sounds ...

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Print your own books at the Brooklyn Public Library
New York Daily News
A new instant, made to order printing press was unveiled at the Central Library at Grand Army Plaza Wednesday, allowing budding authors to self-publish and print their own books. With the machine, dubbed the Espresso Book Machine, a writer can show up ...

New York Daily News

U.S. Accuses Apple, Publishers of Ebook Price Fixing [REPORT]
The US Justice Department has accused Apple and five publishers of colluding to keep ebook prices high, according to a report. Some of the parties — it's not clear which — have met with the DOJ to settle the antitrust case, according to The Wall ...

Apple, book publishers face e-book antitrust lawsuit
The US Justice Department plans to sue Apple and five US publishers for alleged price-fixing on e-books, according to The Wall Street Journal. Several of the parties expected to be named as defendants have already begun discussions with regulators to ...

US Said to Prepare Apple Lawsuit Over E-Book Price-Fixing
Houston Chronicle
By Bloomberg News The US Justice Department told Apple Inc. and five publishers that it's preparing to sue them for allegedly fixing the prices of electronic books, according to a person familiar with the matter. Some of the companies are in talks with ...

PayPal sparks furor over limits on "obscene" e-books
PayPal sent an email on Feb 18 to Mark Coker, founder of e-book publisher and distributor Smashwords, saying it would "limit" the company's PayPal account unless Smashwords removed from its website e-books "containing themes of rape, incest, ...

DOJ threatens to sue Apple, publishers over e-book pricing collusion
The US Department of Justice reportedly has warned Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) and five of the largest US publishing firms that it plans to sue them over alleged efforts to collude on e-book pricing. Citing sources familiar with the matter, The Wall Street ...

Justice Department Ready to Sue Apple Over e-book Pricing
The Mac Observer
Apple, as well as several e-book publishers, are facing a potential lawsuit from the US Justice Department over allegations that they worked together to artificially raise the price of digital books. The DOJ launched an investigation in late 2012 into ...
The Mac Observer

DOJ may sue Apple and others for e-book price fixing
The antitrust case deals with Apple's “agency model” of selling apps and e-books in which thepublisher sets its own prices for their products while giving Apple 30 percent of every sale. Yet, Apple placed a stipulation on the book publishers that they ...

Report: Apple, Other E-Book Publishers May Get Hit With Lawsuit
Fox Business
NEW YORK – The US Justice Department may sue Apple Inc. and five of the biggest publishers ofbooks in the US for allegedly colluding to increase the price of electronic books, according to a report in Thursday's Wall Street Journal that cites unnamed ...

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Cool Tools: Factual eBook Review
A site that reviews original science-based long-form factuals on ebooks. OK, that means serious non-fiction that is shorter than a book, but longer than a normal magazine article, yet that is only available as an ebook, and not available on ...
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Food Politics » New book: Lunch Money!
By Marion
Her book provides diagrams, charts, and worksheets to show how the system works and what to do to transform school food from something that feels like a problem into a program that makes cooks feel proud and kids happy to eat healthier ...
Food Politics

Ereader usage continues to grow, says Harris Poll; almost 30% of ...
By Paul Biba
Among those who are currently using an eReader, three in ten (29%) say they typically read more than 20 books in an average year, while one in five (21%) say they read between 11 and 20 booksand one-quarter (24%) read between 6 and 10 ... one in five eReader users purchase over 20 (20%) and between 11 and 20 books (21%) in a typical year. So what? Is the printed book dead? Probably not dead, but it is becoming easier to imagine a world without as many printed books.
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There is a lot more of Toledo's philosophy in “Roots of Style,” an idiosyncratic book that, like her clothing, doesn't fit neatly into a category. Her dressmaking can be lavish or stark; stately or subversive; tactile but conceptual; demi-couture or, ...
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Fathom: A Literary Tour Of Paris (PHOTOS)
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Here's where to go, eat, and stay for a literary fix. FATHOM contributor Kimberly Burns shares a page from her book. Before you start disagreeing like a Parisian, remember that any good list of Parisian literary haunts should be highly ...
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The Prince of Dragons: Christopher Paolini and the Rise of 'Inheritance'
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Local author creates tool for recovery
Wisconsin State Journal
The book is intended to serve as a tool for those recovering from addiction as well as friends, family and loved ones who want to provide support. As the founding editor of Nonprofit World magazine and a freelance writer, Muehrcke's professional life ...

Nerdfighter and author John Green comes home
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And John's newest book, "The Fault in Our Stars" has been #1 on Amazon, Barnes & Noble and the New York Times Bestseller lists. But did you know that before John was the original Nerdfighter he was a regular commentator for WBEZ? John used to write ...

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'We were just fans of the Andy Griffith Show,' says Mr Beck, who wrote Aunt Bee's Mayberry Cookbook with co-author Jim Clark. 'We knew how we loved the show and we knew how fans felt. We filled it with photos and dialogue from scenes around food.

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Love in the Swamp: Swamplandia! by Karen Russell
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Apple Tries to Keep Edge
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Rather than lower the price of the latest model to more directly compete with rival tablet makers such as Inc. and Barnes & Noble Inc., Apple continues to count on a variety of technological improvements to appeal to users.

Wall Street Journal

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