Originally published: August 1, 2014
Last updated: August 1, 2014 - 9:23pm
Apple won preliminary court approval for its $450 million settlement of claims it harmed consumers by conspiring with five publishers to raise e-book prices.
In approving the accord, US District Judge Denise Cote in Manhattan overcame concerns she had expressed over a settlement provision allowing Apple to pay just $70 million if related litigation were to drag out.
- Judge Rules Against Apple in E-Books Trial
- Apple Settles E-Books Pricing Case With States, Consumers
- Settlement in Apple Case Over E-Books Is Approved
- Judge Troubled by Apple’s Proposed E-Books Settlement
- You may never see a penny of the $400 million Apple just agreed to pay e-book buyers
- Justice Department Reaches Settlement with Penquin in E-Book Case
- Justice Department Reaches Settlement with MacMillan in E-Book Case
- Trial on E-Book Price-Fixing Puts Apple in Spotlight
- US Faces Tough Questions in Apple E-Books Antitrust Appeal
- Government says Apple conspiracy raised prices
- An E-Book Argument: Are Fixed Prices Needed to Preserve Publishing?
- Apple E-Books Ruling Won’t Do Much for Consumers
- Three Book Publishers Settle with Dept of Justice; Apple, Two Other Publishers Face Suit
- E-book price fixing settlements land in Amazon customers’ inboxes
- States reach $69 million e-book pricing settlement with publishers