Report: Apple facing Justice lawsuit over e-book prices

In a move many anticipated the Department of Justice DoJ is poised to finally take court action for what it calls ‘collusion’ between Apple and at least two major publishers.

How this impacts Indie and small press operations remains to be seen but some expect any initial price reductions if Apple were to lose could be made up in user fees or other hidden charges.  Also noteworthy is the likelihood of the DoJ also expanding its case to other Apple store offerings.

Post your thoughts and predictions in the comment box below.

Report: Apple facing Justice lawsuit over e-book prices.

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  1. #1 by Pabkins on April 11, 2012 - 2:59 pm

    I really don’t know what I think about all this. But I did just read this letter from the CEO of Macmillan.

    • #2 by Tom Clementson on April 11, 2012 - 3:33 pm

      It’s great to see you here and thanks for posting the link – some may not know this but your infamy warrants a link back to the blog you call home – check out Pabkins and April at My Shelf Confessions:

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