News tagged with book publishers

German publishers file complaint against Amazon

Germany's book industry said Tuesday it had complained to the country's competition watchdog about Internet giant Amazon, accusing it of using "blackmail" to gain discounts from publishers.

Jun 24, 2014
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Settlement credits sent to e-book buyers

Some Amazon.com Inc. e-book customers received credits Tuesday as part of the $166 million price-fixing settlement five book publishers reached with the U.S. Department of Justice.

Mar 26, 2014
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Judge chides Apple for blocking e-book monitor

A federal judge Thursday rejected Apple's request for more time to comply with a ruling on e-book price-fixing, while chastising the company for failing to cooperate with a court-appointed monitor.

Jan 16, 2014
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NY judge orders Apple to modify e-book contracts

A New York judge has ordered Apple to modify contracts with publishers to prevent electronic book price fixing and will appoint an external compliance monitor to review the company's antitrust policies.

Sep 06, 2013
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