DOJ ebook case

BREAKING: Macmillan Settles with DOJ on Price Fixing

By libertyc
February 8, 2013 // 11 Comments

Apple is now the lone hold-out. As you may recall, three publishers—Hachette, HarperCollins and Simon & Schuster—immediately settled, leaving Penguin, MacMillan and Apple to fight it out in court. Penguin settled in December, probably to protect their pending merger with Random House. And [...]

Inkling Books' Michael W. Perry responds …

By libertyc
September 14, 2012 // 11 Comments

Michael W. Perry’s political rant about the cause and ramifications of the DoJ price-fixing case definitely touched a nerve this week with a good number of readers. Some of you found Perry’s thought-process and logic to be a bit twisted, while others didn’t think the essay had [...]

Inkling Books' Michael W. Perry on the DoJ's E-Book Price-Fixing Settlement

By libertyc
September 12, 2012 // 28 Comments

By Michael W. Perry Yes, the judge in the Google Book Settlement clearly listened to what writers were saying, particularly [the approximately] 90 percent of them who wrote in opposition to it (including me). This judge seems less open to news from the trenches or the facts of the case. Keep in [...]

E-Book consumers to receive refund of $0.25 – $1.32 per title in price-fixing settlement

By libertyc
September 1, 2012 // 8 Comments

Over the past few days, a wealth of information has surfaced regarding the $69 million settlement three of the so-called ‘Agency Five’ publishers will be paying to 54 states and U.S. territories for the alleged price-fixing of e-books. Still, information regarding what we consider [...]

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