Music Exec Strikes Back At DOJ Over E-Books Appeal

Law360, New York (September 24, 2012, 6:37 PM EDT) -- An Internet music company executive seeking to appeal the approval of the government's settlements with three publishers in its e-books price-fixing case accused the U.S. Department of Justice on Friday of misinterpreting his request to intervene in the litigation.

EMusic founder Bob Kohn hit back at efforts from the DOJ and HarperCollins Publishers LLC, Simon & Schuster Inc. and Hachette Book Group to keep him from asking the Second Circuit to review whether the publishers' settlements are in the public interest. Kohn, who garnered attention earlier...
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