“A New York district court judge on Friday denied Apple’s request to suspend a ruling that found the company guilty of e-book price fixing while it seeks an appeal,” Mikey Campbell reports for AppleInsider.
“Presiding Judge Denise Cote refused Apple’s request to temporarily stay her decision, which would have given the company time to seek an appeal of the penalties laid out by the U.S. Department of Justice, according to in-court reports from The Associated Press,” Campbell reports. “Concluding Friday’s hearing, Judge Cote proposed a new settlement plan that would stagger Apple’s deals with the five book publishers to stymie another price fixing arrangement.”
Campbell reports, “According to The New York Times, the proposal is a less intensive version of the DOJ’s sought guidelines.”
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MacDailyNews Take: Hopefully, somewhere along this particular endless gauntlet, Apple will get lucky and run into a judge with a brain.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Fred Mertz” for the heads up.]
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