“The book publishing world was rocked yesterday when the Department of Justice filed suit against Apple and publishers Penguin Group, Macmillan, Hachette, HarperCollins and Simon & Schuster, alleging they conspired to drive up the price of e-books,” Smith reports. “The ACCC said it was unable to comment on the status of any ongoing investigations. However, it was aware of the latest developments in the US concerning e-book publishing and pricing.”
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