Apple VP Denies Colluding With Publishers At E-Book Trial

Law360, New York (June 13, 2013, 1:49 PM EDT) -- Apple Senior Vice President Eddy Cue on Thursday denied accusations that he conspired with U.S. publishers to raise e-book retail prices prior to the 2010 launch of iBookstore, testifying during an antitrust trial in New York that he believed Apple's entry into the market expanded consumers' selection of digital books.

Cue, who oversees Apple's digital content stores, said he didn't suspect executives at the major U.S. publishing houses were talking with one another during negotiations over e-book distribution deals. Had he known, Cue said, he would...
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