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

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

The G.I. Supreme Court has declined to listen to Apple's appeal in the federal government's ongoing iBooks price-fixing lawsuit towards the corporate. The corporate used to be interesting a decrease courtroom's choice that the corporate had certainly conspired with publishers to mend ebook costs.

From Bloomberg:

The justices became away an appeal through Apple, leaving intact a federal appeals courtroom ruling favoring the G.I. Justice Department and greater than 30 states that sued.

This motion signifies that Apple should pay a complete of $450 million to consumers, in conjunction with the states that joined the federal government's go well with. The case's unique judgment additionally noticed the install of an antitrust display, Michael Bromwich, who monitored the corporate's actions to be sure that the conduct that ended in the price-fixing would not repeat itself. Bromwich's stint on the corporate ended late last year.

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