HarperCollins Changes E-Book Prices After DOJ Settlement

Law360, New York (September 11, 2012, 9:06 PM EDT) -- HarperCollins Publishers LLC said Tuesday it had reached new pricing agreements with online retailers like Amazon Inc. following federal court approval of deals the publisher and two others reached with the U.S. Department of Justice to resolve price-fixing allegations.

The publisher, which previously agreed to a settlement resolving the DOJ's allegations that it took part in a scheme with four other major publishers and Apple Inc. to fix prices on e-books, said in a statement that it had instituted new pricing agreements with Amazon and other...
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