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Amazon sends out another round of settlement payments from e-book case

One year ago   |   By Ars Technica

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On Wednesday, Amazon sent out another installment of payments relating to its “Apple eBooks Antitrust Settlement ”-except this time, it was to settle related lawsuits brought by a group of state-level attorneys general.
In 2014 , Amazon paid out based on settlements with book publishers-including Harper Collins and Simon & Schuster-which allegedly conspired with Apple to fix e-book prices in 2012.
As Ars reported previously, the case began way back in 2012, when Apple and five publishers (Penguin, HarperCollins, Hachette, Simon & Schuster, and Macmillan) were sued by the...
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Amazon Sending New Round of Credits to E-Book Buyers as Part of Apple Price Fixing Settlement

Amazon Sending New Round of Credits to E-Book Buyers as Part of Apple Price Fixing Settlement

One year ago   |   By Mac Rumors

Customers who purchased a Kindle e-book between April 1, 2010 and May 21, 2012 may be receiving a credit from Amazon this morning as the retailer continues distributing funds from an antitrust lawsuit levied against Apple back in 2013 by the United States Justice Department.
Emails were sent out to eligible customers in the United States this morning, and Amazon has also set up a website that will list available credits for those who are eligible for a refund.
Apple, along with five other publishers including HarperCollins, Simon and Schuster, Hachette Book Group, Macmillan, and Penguin...
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