Wednesday August 10, 2011

Apple Sued Over E-Book Price Fixing

A class action lawsuit has been filed in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California against Apple alleging illegal e-book price fixing.

Hagens Berman has filed a nationwide class-action lawsuit claiming that Apple Inc. and five of the nation’s top publishers, including HarperCollins Publishers, Hachette Book Group, Macmillan Publishers, Penguin Group Inc. and Simon & Schuster Inc. illegally fix prices of electronic books, also known as e-books.