Apple Says Class Lacks Proof Of E-Book Price Conspiracy

Law360, New York (March 02, 2012, 6:44 PM ET) -- Apple Inc. on Friday told a New York federal court it should toss an e-book class action because the readers who brought the suit have shown nothing that implicates the company in an alleged conspiracy with major publishers to fix digital book prices.

The class alleges that Apple formed the core of a hub-and-spoke conspiracy with six major publishers — Hachette Book Group, HarperCollins Publishers Inc., Macmillan Publishers Ltd., Penguin Group USA Inc. and Simon & Schuster Inc. — that wanted to bump up prices of...
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