Justice Department, 5th E-Book Publisher Reach Deal On Price-Fixing Claims

Justice Department, 5th E-Book Publisher Reach Deal On Price-Fixing Claims

NEW YORK - The U.S. Department of Justice and electronic book publishers Verlagsgruppe Georg Von Holtzbrinck GMBH and Holtzbrinck Publishers LLC, doing business as Macmillan (collectively, Macmillan) on Feb. 8 filed a proposed settlement of the government's claims that Macmillan conspired with other e-book publishers and Apple Inc. to fix prices of digital books in violation of federal antitrust laws (United States of America v. Apple, Inc., et al., No. 12 Civ. 2826, S.D. N.Y.).

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