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

|About: Apple Inc. (AAPL)|By:, SA News Editor

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.