Music Exec Seeks To Appeal E-Book Antitrust Settlements

Law360, New York (September 7, 2012, 7:14 PM EDT) -- An Internet music company executive sought permission Friday to appeal the approval of the U.S. Department of Justice's price-fixing settlements with three e-book publishers, arguing that "serious and credible" issues remained about whether the deals served the public interest.

Bob Kohn, the founder of eMusic who has repeatedly criticized the settlements for favoring the lowest possible e-book prices over the most efficient e-book prices, moved to intervene in the DOJ's case against Apple Inc. and five publishers in order to take the settlements with Hachette Book...
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