Apple’s effect on e-books

  • AFP, Washington DC
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  • Updated: Jul 12, 2013 22:14 IST

A ruling by an American judge that Apple illegally conspired to fix e-book prices could boost competition in the market for all kinds of digital goods, including music and movies, analysts say.

It may even allow rival Amazon to cement its dominance.“If permitted Apple would have raised numerous market prices,” said an antitrust lawyer familiar with the case.

 

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