“Biographer Walter Isaacson is fighting a subpoena to unlock his unpublished interviews with Steve Jobs in the Apple ebook price-fixing case,” Brid-Aine Parnell reports for The Register.

“When Apple moved into ebooks, it negotiated an agency model with publishers – not in itself illegal – where the publishers set the price and Apple took a 30 percent cut,” Parnell reports. “The plaintiffs in the class action lawsuit are trying to get their hands on Isaacson’s notes and tape-recorded interviews in case there’s more about Jobs’ ebook strategy in there that could incriminate Apple. But Isaacson is using a journalism shield law to try to stop his notes being used in court.”

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