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US Justice Department reaches settlement with Penguin over e-books

Posted at 8:21AM Wednesday 19 Dec 2012

Penguin Group has agreed to join three other publishers in a settlement of a US government lawsuit alleging an e-book price-fixing conspiracy with Apple.

The Justice Department said that with four of the five publishers having agreed to a settlement, it will proceed in its case against Apple and the remaining publisher, Macmillan.

PW: Penguin Settles with DoJ; Terms Will Apply to Merged Company

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