Judge rules of Apple in collusion with five publishers correct e-book prices
Apple colluded with five publishers set the price of electronic versions of books were sold via the Internet, a us court ruled yesterday.
District Judge Denise Cote said that "compelling evidence" that the technology giant played a "Central role" in collusion with publishers to fix the retail price competition and improve the e-book prices.
The case was sent to court in New York with the Department of Justice and 33 us States. Plaintiffs alleged that the conspiracy was designed to undermine the online store Amazon's dominance of the e-book market.