DOJ Asks Supreme Court to Refuse to Hear Apple’s Antitrust Appeal

2015 ended on a sour note for Apple, as its antitrust legal battle continues. The battle began in 2012 when federal and state authorities
2015 ended on a sour note for Apple, as its antitrust legal battle continues. The battle began in 2012 when federal and state authorities charged Apple and five publishers (Hachette, HarperCollins, Macmillan, Penguin and Simon & Schuster) with conspiring to raise the price of e-books from $9.99 to $12.99 and up. In 2013, following a three week trial, the U.S. District Court in Manhattan ruled against Apple, stating that Apple was the ringleader in an industrywide conspiracy…...

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