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Regulators Bring Price-Fixing Suit Against Apple And E-Book Publishers
2012-03-08 13:47:10

The U.S. Justice Department has reportedly accused Apple and five large American publishers of colluding to raise the price of e-books. According to a Thursday article in the Wall Street Journal, the Justice Department will file an anti-trust lawsuit against the publishing companies, though insiders say a settlement will likely be reached before the case is taken to court. The Journal cited several sources close the matter as saying that the involved parties are already in negotiations...


Word of the Day
vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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