Apple Rips DOJ's 'Flawed' E-Book Antitrust Claims

Law360, New York (May 23, 2012, 6:46 PM EDT) -- Apple Inc. on Tuesday rejected the U.S. Department of Justice's claims that it conspired with publishers to fix prices on electronic books, telling a New York federal judge the government's suit was flawed and effectively encouraged a restraint of competition.

In its answer to the DOJ's antitrust suit, Apple refuted allegations that it colluded with five major book publishers to fix prices on e-books in the run up to the 2010 launch of its iBookstore.

“The government’s complaint against Apple is fundamentally flawed as a matter...
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