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Amazon downplays similarities to Apple e-book contracts with publishers in US price-fixing case

By Chris May and Serafina Smith
  • 22 Jul 2023 00:03
  • 22 Jul 2023 00:03
Amazon distanced itself from comparisons to Apple as the e-commerce giant and top US publishers fielded questions today from a federal judge considering whether to dismiss allegations of an e-book price-fixing scheme for a second time.
When e-book prices fell following state, federal and international investigations and antitrust litigation targeting

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Serafina Smith


Serafina Smith covers mergers and acquisitions for MLex from New York. Before becoming a journalist, Serafina was a paralegal supporting the United States Department of Justice, where she worked on foreign bribery and money laundering cases. She holds a master’s degree in journalism from New York University and a bachelor’s degree in linguistics from Georgetown University.

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