Apple Wants High Court's Take On App Monopolization Fight

Law360, Fort Wayne (August 10, 2017, 5:43 PM EDT) -- Apple has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review the Ninth Circuit's January decision that consumers could pursue allegations that the tech giant illegally monopolized the market for iPhone apps, saying that if left untouched, the ruling could upend the nearly $400 billion internet retail market.

In reviving the proposed class claims, the appeals court has broken with Supreme Court precedent barring indirect purchasers from seeking antitrust damages and disregarded a leading decision by the Eighth Circuit that consumers could not go after electronic distributors over...
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