I apparently neglected to mention earlier publication of my interviews with Leonard Slatkin and Pinchas Zukerman. Yesterday, Stay Thirsty Media released my interview with Grant Colburn. Here are the links:
On Tuesday, 30 June 2015, Reuters reported the verdict: the 2nd U. S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld the lower court ruling and felt that Apple had indeed "orchestrated a conspiracy with five publishers to increase e-book prices."
In his dissent, Judge Dennis Jacobs maintained that Apple's business practices were "pro-competitive in taking on a 'monopolist,' Amazon, which controlled 90 percent of the market."