Apple conspired to fix e-book prices, judge rules

9:29 am
Thu July 11, 2013

Apple conspired to fix e-book prices, judge rules

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Apple conspired with publishers to fix the price of electronic books, a US judge has ruled.
Apple conspired with publishers to fix the price of electronic books, a US judge has ruled. Manhattan Judge Denise Cote said the iPad maker "conspired to restrain trade". But the firm's spokesman, Tom Neumayr, said Apple would appeal against the ruling and fight "false allegations".