E-book Price-Fixing ?

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Matt McCleskey
E-book Price-Fixing ?

How much will your next e-book cost? How much SHOULD it cost? US and European officials are investigating whether Apple and major publishing companies illegally colluded to raise e-book prices and keep them high...

The e-book industry is dominated by a handful of powerful technology and publishing companies. U.S. and European anti-trust regulators are investigating Apple and five major publishing companies for illegally colluding to raise e-book prices. We explore how e-books are priced, and the shifting centers of power within the publishing industry.

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Thomas Catan

Reporter, Wall Street Journal

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