Friday, July 3, 2015

Publishing: Appellate Court Upholds Judgment Against Apple

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."

The complete article can be accessed via this url:  http://www.reuters.com/article/2015/06/30/us-apple-ebooks-decision-idUSKCN0PA1RS20150630.

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