EMusic Exec Again Warns Court On DOJ E-Book Settlements

Law360, New York (April 30, 2013, 3:02 PM EDT) -- Even if price-fixing allegations against major publishers and Apple Inc. were the most serious “since the dawn” of antitrust law, a New York federal judge should not approve the U.S. Department of Justice's settlement with Penguin Group USA Inc., eMusic founder Bob Kohn said Monday.

Kohn, who has repeatedly criticized settlements the DOJ has reached with major publishers accused of colluding with each other and Apple to fix e-book prices, asked for permission to lodge an amicus brief that would challenge the DOJ's deal with Penguin,...
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