ITI NewsBreaks Cover Apple Ebook Trial

Have you been following the Apple ebook price-fixing trial that has been going on the during the past couple of weeks? The trial is scheduled to end tomorrow, June 20.

Two ITI NewsBreaks authors covered the trial in this week’s NewsLink. Check out the articles!

Apple Ebook Price-Fixing Trial Underway

by George H. Pike

The long-awaited antitrust lawsuit against Apple and its ebook practices opened in federal court on June 3. The first week of the trial was highlighted by an 80-slide PowerPoint presentation by the government outlining its case against Apple, along with testimony from senior executives from Google, Simon & Schuster, Penguin Group, and Amazon.

Apple Gambles on Winning Ebook Antitrust Suit

by Nancy K. Herther

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) came out swinging in its opening statement of its antitrust suit against Apple. In the past year, all of the publishers settled with the DOJ, ending their involvement in the case. Apple, however, has chosen to fight the charges in court.

About Brandi Scardilli

Brandi Scardilli is the editorial assistant and resident ebook maven of the books department at Information Today, Inc. She graduated from Rutgers University in 2010 with a master's degree in American media history. When not working she can usually be found with her nose in a book (or her beloved Nook HD).

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