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Apple Officially Appeals Ruling In E-books Antitrust Case

Posted at 7:05AM Thursday 27 Feb 2014

Apple has filed an official appeal with the US Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit. "The district court's ruling that Apple, in the very act of launching the iPad, inventing the iBooks Store, and entering the e-books market, violated the Sherman Act is a radical departure from modern antitrust law and policy. If allowed to stand, the ruling will stifle innovation, chill competition, and harm consumers," the company claims in its appellate opening brief.


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