Amazon E-Book Pricing Worried Apple's Jobs, Email Shows

Law360, New York (June 11, 2013, 3:17 PM EDT) -- Apple Inc. founder Steve Jobs was willing to let publishers set higher prices for digital books in the company's iBookstore as long as publishers obtained similar terms with rival retailer Amazon.com Inc., according to an email shown Tuesday during an antitrust trial.

Jobs was responding to a message sent by Apple Senior Vice President Eddy Cue, who led the company's e-book contract negotiations, requesting permission to allow publishers to set retail prices for certain New York Times bestsellers as high as $12.99 and $14.99.

The Jan....
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