Macmillan Puts Up $25M To Exit E-Book Antitrust Saga

Law360, New York (April 29, 2013, 3:22 PM EDT) -- Macmillan Publishers Ltd. has agreed to pay more than $25 million to settle claims by a group of states and a proposed class of consumers alleging it conspired with other publishers and Apple Inc. to fix prices on e-books, according to a Friday court filing.

Attorneys general from 33 states and territories, including the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico — led by the Texas attorney general's office — notified the court of a proposed settlement agreement with Holtzbrink Publishers LLC, which does business as Macmillan....
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