Scandinavia Mulls iTunes Antitrust Crackdown

Law360, New York (August 24, 2006, 12:00 AM EDT) -- At a meeting in Iceland on Thursday, Scandinavian consumer regulators discussed the direction of their challenge with Apple Computer Inc. over antitrust issues because the iPod and its online music store is not compatible with competitors’ products.

The meeting, which will conclude on Friday and includes representatives from Norway, Sweden and Denmark, precedes another meeting planned for September in Oslo between consumer advocates and iTunes.

“The other consumer advocates agree with me that the iTunes contract is unreasonable to customers, especially with regards to DRM technology...
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