Settlement Talks In ITunes Antitrust Case Fall Through

Law360, New York (April 2, 2013, 5:47 PM EDT) -- Settlement talks have fallen apart in an antitrust class action accusing Apple Inc. of updating its iTunes software to block customers from playing songs downloaded from rival music vendors on their iPods, the parties said Monday.

Mediation efforts between Apple and the plaintiffs in the long-running antitrust case proved unsuccessful, as did a two-day settlement conference led by U.S. District Judge James Ware, who was originally assigned the case, according to a joint case management statement filed Monday.

Now the two sides are wrapping up expert...
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