NEW YORK - The U.S. Department of Justice and electronic book publisher Penguin Group (USA) Inc. on Dec. 18 filed a proposed settlement of the government's claims that Penguin 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.). View a complimentary copy of the stipulation and proposed final judgment in the pdf attached below.