Apple has managed to reach a settlement with US states and consumers, two years since a lawsuit was filed against the company and five major publishers for illegally raising prices of eBooks.
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Today, the US government and Apple face off in court, with Apple accused of attempting to fix the price of e-books in cooperation with several book publishers. Apple has denied the charges.
Apple has finally responded to the Justice Department's claims that it worked with book publishers to fix eBook prices, calling the allegations "simply not true."
The US Justice Department has filed a lawsuit against Apple and several book publishers, claiming that the companies had worked together to fix the prices of their eBooks.
Samsung, Sharp, Hitachi and other makers of LCD-based devices have reached a settlement with the US government on alleged price fixing for their products, with the companies paying over $553 million.