The plaintiffs in an e-book price-fixing suit levied against Apple (AAPL) and book publishers...

The plaintiffs in an e-book price-fixing suit levied against Apple (AAPL) and book publishers argue in a new filing they have enough circumstantial evidence to establish an antitrust conspiracy existed. The filing comes amidst reports the DOJ could soon reach a settlement, one that would allow Amazon (AMZN) and other e-book retailers to again set prices. That could be a negative for publishers enjoying huge margins under the current setup.

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  • TomasViewPoint
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    This is very pro consumer and should be supported. Books should all go electronic and slice the prices dramatically. Textbooks are a joke w/r to pricing.
    2 Apr 2012, 08:11 PM Reply Like
  • phxcrane
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    Don't ask Scott Turow. He is for high margins. The hell with the consumer. Typical left mentality.
    2 Apr 2012, 09:42 PM Reply Like
  • jtmonrow
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    There is a place for book publishers, but not if they continue to follow the model of the RIAA and attempt to preserve their outmoded business model.
    3 Apr 2012, 10:09 AM Reply Like
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