DOJ Wins Monitor, New E-Book Deals In Apple Injunction

By Melissa Lipman (September 6, 2013, 1:53 PM EDT) -- A federal judge ordered Apple Inc. on Thursday to renegotiate its distribution agreements with five publishers it allegedly conspired with to fix e-book prices and to abide by an external compliance monitor but refused to put limits on the iPad maker's dealings in other types of content.

U.S. District Judge Denise Cote issued an injunction against Apple that bans the company from helping the publishers coordinate again in the future, forces it to treat e-book apps the same way it does all other apps and requires the company both to hire an internal antitrust compliance officer and to report to an...

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