Thursday, April 12, 2012

Everything you need to know about the e-book lawsuit in one post — paidContent

Everything you need to know about the e-book lawsuit in one post — paidContent

by Laura Hazard Owen

Bio:Laura covers book publishing, paywalls and magazines for GigaOM, and has a particular interest in e-book pricing and e-singles. She was previously the editor of Publishing Trends, a website and newsletter for the book publishing industry, and served as a staff writer for paidContent. Laura writes from the GigaOM East office in Manhattan.




[updated 4/12/12] After weeks of buildup, the Department of Justice sued Apple and five book publishers today and accused them of conspiring to set e-book prices. This is a big story and publishers, consumers and retailers may see the ramifications of today’s lawsuit for months or even years to come. Here’s what you need to know now. Read more
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