Apple Says It Boosted Competition In E-Books Market

Law360, New York (February 26, 2014, 1:35 PM EST) -- Apple Inc. told the Second Circuit on Tuesday that its iBooks Store infused competition into the e-book market, which had previously been dominated by a single retailer, urging the court to overturn a ruling that the tech giant plotted with publishers to restrain competition and drive up digital book pricing.

The Cupertino, Calif.-based maker of the iPad said in its opening brief to the appeals court that its market entry as an e-book retailer in 2010 marked the beginning of competition in a market where Amazon controlled...
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