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Settlement payments headed out this week as part of Apple ebook case

This week, customers will begin to receive credits for some of their ebook purchases made from Apple, Amazon, and others as a result of the government's successful antitrust lawsuit against Apple.

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U.S. Supreme Court denies Apple's appeal in ebook price-fixing case

The United States Supreme Court has denied Apple's appeal in the ongoing ebook price-fixing case. This means that the company will need to pay out a total of $450 million to customers and states.

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U.S. appeals court rejects challenge of Apple's ebook settlement

The 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York ruled to reject a challenge to Apple's $450 million ebook pricing conspiracy settlement with five book publishers. The court ruled against the challenge brought up by Oklahoma resident John Bradley, who claimed that the settlement was unfair to consumers.

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Authors, booksellers voice support for Apple in ebook case appeal

A group of authors and booksellers, including the Author's Guild, have filed a brief with the Supreme Court backing Apple in its appeal of the government's ebook antitrust case.

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Apple petitions U.S. Supreme Court to throw out ebook antitrust decision

Apple has petitioned the U.S. Supreme Court to throw out an appellate court decision in the governments ebook price fixing lawsuit that would see Apple paying out $450 million to consumers.

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Apple appealing ebook antitrust case to the U.S. Supreme Court

Apple has elected to appeal to the U.S. Supreme Court in order to overturn a lower court's original judgment against Apple in the government's ebook price fixing case.

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U.S. court rejects Apple's latest attempt to remove its antitrust monitor

A U.S. appeals court has rejected Apple's latest bid to remove Michael Bromwich, the antitrust monitor installed at the company following their ebook antitrust case. Apple has tried to have Bromwich removed in the past, stating that he abuses his position.

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iBooks anti-trust monitor once again under fire for antics, billings

Michael Bromwich, appointed by U.S. Judge Denise Cote in the wake of the anti-trust charges leveled against Apple for iBooks deals, is once again under fire in the op ed pages of a prominent publication. This time it's the Wall Street Journal, but the accusation remains the same — that Bromwich abused his role by investigating aspects of the company that have nothing to do with the case, and in the process has billed Apple over $2.65 million for his "services".

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Apple finds sympathetic judicial ears in e-book appeal

Apple's arguments in its appeal for the e-book antitrust case have found sympathetic judicial ears. After having lost the case under U.S. District Judge Denise Cote last year, Apple's appeal to the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New York seems to be going well, with judges asking questions that seemingly favor Apple's position in the case.

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Vector 51: The ongoing challenge of ebooks with Serenity Caldwell

Vector is a news and analysis show focusing on the biggest stories, hottest trends, and most important issues in technology, past, present, and future. On this week's show, Serenity Caldwell of Macworld joins Rene to talk about ebooks, how the creation and publication process has evolved, current features and limitations, tools, workflows, and formats, iBooks vs. Amazon, and where ebooks can go from here.

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