Well, that was sudden. Just a couple of weeks into the expected couple of months a ruling might take, Judge Denise Cote has issued a 160-page ruling (PDF) finding Apple guilty of violating anti-trust laws in colluding with publishers to raise e-book prices. A sentencing hearing will be held later. I haven’t had time to go through the ruling completely yet—I’m still at work, on break—but it looks like she’s put a lot of thought into it.
Needless to say, Apple will appeal, so this won’t be over for some time. But in the meanwhile, here’s some more lovely schadenfreude to enjoy.
Courtesy of the Kboards, a worrying item about struggling e-book sites and their ability to monetize engagement with Amazon - or not - has...
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