Apple wants Americans pay nearly 300 million euros for price fixing




Apple wants American consumers converted to pay 295 million euros due to the price agreements with five publishers around high prices for e-books in the iTunes Store. It appears from court documents. It is not yet certain that the payment is coming.

The complainants claimed in the lawsuit converted around 620 million euros and Apple wants to pay for a total of around 330 million euros, of which 295 million euros converted to consumers. That writes Reuters based on court documents Wednesday came online.

Payment will only be made if a court in the U.S. city of New York appealed Apple also considers guilty of artificially driving up prices for e-books. That happened around the launch of Apple’s iPad tablet.

Apple dropped the price of book publishing e-books determine which classification itself 30 percent. Therefore had to include Amazon increase the prices of its e-books; Apple signed contracts with publishers in which they are forced to give Apple. Lowest price


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