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Apple Bashes Amazon And Proposed Ebook Settlement

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  • Joseph h
    [The DoJ case takes on the air of a mystery thriller. Here questions of Amazon s role in the case look serious and suggest distortion of justice, and the
    Message 1 of 1 , Aug 20, 2012
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      [The DoJ case takes on the air of a mystery thriller. Here questions of
      Amazon's role in the case look serious and suggest distortion of
      justice, and the criticisms of the proposed settlement grow.]

      Apple Bashes Amazon And Proposed Ebook Settlement
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      A trial is needed, Apple says, as well as more scrutiny of Amazon's role in the lawsuit
      http://www.booktrade.info/i.php/35953-42460

      http://paidcontent.org/2012/08/15/apple-bashes-amazon-and-proposed-ebook-settlement/
      '...In a footnote, Apple says that many of the public comments on the
      proposed settlement

      expressed concerns about the possibility that the Government has
      unwittingly placed a thumb on the scales in favor of Amazon, the
      industry monopolist. Amazon was the driving force behind the
      Government's investigation, and it told a story to the Government
      that has yet to be scrutinized. Amazon talked with the Government
      repeatedly throughout the investigation, even hosting a two-day
      meeting at its Seattle headquarters. In all, the Government met with
      at least fourteen Amazon employees---yet not once under oath. The
      Government required that Amazon turn over a mere 4,500 documents, a
      fraction of what was required of others....'


      As Time Ticks Down, Publishers And Authors Guild Slam Ebook Settlement
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      Settlement goes too far
      http://www.booktrade.info/i.php/35953-42488







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