Apple Vs Doj

DOJ loosens gag order, Apple issues update on NSA requests

On Monday evening the U.S. Department of Justice announced it was loosening restrictions on what details tech companies can disclose about government data requests - an area that Tim Cook spoke out against as recently as this afternoon, during Apple's conference call with analysts.

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Publishers also objecting to DOJ's 'draconian' settlement proposal for Apple

The Department of Justice's settlement proposal for Apple was called punitive and draconian by Apple itself, but now the ebook publishers who previously settled with the government are also objecting to the terms. According to Chad Bray of the Wall Street Journal:

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Apple fires back at DOJ, calls them draconian, punitive

Apple has filed a response to the DOJ's ludicrously restrictive demands following their first-round knock-out in the ebooks anti-trust case. Matthew Panzarino of The Next Web quotes:

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U.S.A. vs. Apple ebook trial set for June 2013

The United States Justice Department will have their day in court against Apple -- but they'll have to wait for June 3, 2013 to do it. If you're joining this story in-progress, the U.S. government has accused Apple of anti-competitive practices and collision with book publishers to "boost the prices of ebooks". Apple claims they're fighting to keep the market free from Amazon dominance.

Amazon Inc, which makes the Kindle e-reader, had long sold e-books for as little as $9.99. The government complaint quoted Apple's late co-founder Steve Jobs as wanting to offer publishers a means to boost prices, and "create a real mainstream e-books market at $12.99 and $14.99."

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17 more states join e-book class action lawsuit against Apple, Steve Jobs involvement surfaces

17 more American states have joined the class action lawsuit against Apple and publishers for e-book pricing collusion according to amended court documents. The new docs also revealed an e-mail from the late Steve Jobs describing how he saw the situation to the parent company of one of the conspiring publishers.

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Apple responds to DOJ, claims they fight for innovation and competition in the face of Amazon's ebook monopoly

Apple has officially responded to Department of Justice (DOJ) charges, which allege Apple conspired with publishers to force an agency pricing model that ultimately makes e-books more expensive for consumers.

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Some publishers already settling on e-book pricing, but Apple's not budging yet

Apple, Penguin, and Macmillan haven't shown any signs of settling with the Department of Justice over charges of e-book pricing collusion issued yesterday, sources say. However, the other publishers in the suit, HarperCollins, Hachette, and Simon & Schuster, are likely to settle before the investigation goes any further.

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Apple hit with antitrust lawsuit over e-book pricing

The U.S. Justice Department has just slapped Apple and their various publishing partners, like HarperCollins, Macmillan, and Penguin, with chrages of e-book pricing collusion. Sources say that HarperCollins is in a hurry to get the issue settled as soon as today, but Penguin was ready to put up a fight in court.

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