EU Probe Into Apple Ends With Pricing Agreement

Law360, New York (January 9, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- The European Commission has dropped its antitrust case against Apple Inc. after the company announced it would standardize prices for iTunes music downloads across Europe within the next six months.

U.K. customers pay almost 10% more for downloads than customers in countries that use the euro, the commission said. Standardizing prices for iTunes in Europe would ensure that U.K. customers would not pay more than other European residents for equivalent downloads.

“The commission is very much in favor of solutions which allow consumers to benefit from...
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