Apple CEO Tim Cook May Be Called To Testify in E-Book Suit

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Are E-Book Prices Fixed? Investigation Begins

The Connecticut Attorney General seems to be on the warpath against technology, and it is sure to be pure coincidence he is currently running for a Senate seat. Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal seems to be making a career out of going after technology sites and tools. As Digital Daily points out that he has […]

The $9.99 E-Book Is Dead: Thanks, Steve Jobs!

It appears that all of the speculation about the $9.99 e-book somehow surviving can be put to rest now as a third publisher has decided to have a little chat with Amazon over its pricing for the Kindle. First it was Macmillan that told Amazon the pricing was going to have to come to an […]

As the U.S. Justice Department continues its case against book publishers over e-books price fixing, Apple Inc. CEO, Tim Cook, may be called to testify in front of a U.S. District Court Judge. A brief issued by U.S. District Denise Cote mentions Cook’s possible testimony, including a conference call scheduled for March 13.

The Justice Department pursued a group of book publishers for conspiracy to raise prices for e-books. Apple is the lone remaining defendant in the anti-trust case, five other parties have already settled with the U.S. Justice Department.

I suppose a settlement on Apple’s part would admit guilt, but then again it’s hard to dispute if other parties have all settled to terms.

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