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".
Not only was Bromwich inspecting units with no relevance to his stated purpose, but claimed he violated his role as a neutral party:
Bromwich previously came under fire due to his relationship with judge Cote and his lack of experience and expertise in dealing with these case.
Apple is set to once again appeal his appointment in the Second Circuit Appeals Court next month.
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