Department of Justice Antitrust Charges on E-Book Pricing

On April 11, 2012, the U.S. Department of Justice filed suit in U.S. District Court in New York against Apple, Hachette, HarperCollins,… read more

On April 11, 2012, the U.S. Department of Justice filed suit in U.S. District Court in New York against Apple, Hachette, HarperCollins, Simon & Schuster, Macmillan, and Penguin Group over collusion in the pricing of e-books. Hachette, HarperCollins, and Simon & Schuster had since agreed to settle the case, while the rest declined. The companies claimed they were merely fighting the predatory pricing policies of Amazon, which held a near monopoly. close

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Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 14, 2012
Last Aired:
Apr 15, 2012

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  • Apr 14, 2012 | 10:01am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 14, 2012 | 1:58pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 15, 2012 | 7:47am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 15, 2012 | 3:09pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Apr 15, 2012 | 11:10pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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