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LG, Philips Face EU Fines
2012-11-11 10:48:30

Philips and LG Electronics, along with four other top electronics manufacturers, are facing hefty European Union (EU) fines at the end of the month for price fixing cathode-ray tubes.

EU Favors Amazon Over Apple in eBook Battle
2012-11-06 18:55:45

The antitrust investigation into Apple for their alleged attempts to fix the prices of eBooks in Europe is coming to a close, with Amazon emerging victorious.

New iPad Could Have AO Optronics Panel: Rumor
2012-09-13 07:15:21

In March, Taiwanese display maker AU Optronics was convicted by the US Department of Justice on claims of fixing the prices of LCD screens. On Tuesday, the DOJ asked a federal judge to impose a hefty $1 billion fine on AUO for allegedly participating in this price fixing scheme.

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2012-09-08 07:15:02

The U.S. Justice Department's proposed settlement with three electronic book publishers accused of participating in a price-fixing scheme has been approved by a federal judge.

Optical Drive Makers Turn To Cartel To Keep Their Business Afloat
2012-07-25 05:47:16

The European Commission has just sent out 13 Statement of Objection letters to members of an alleged CD and DVD drive cartel.

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2012-07-23 21:18:41

Apple and the Department of Justice have been exchanging harsh words in the ongoing ebook price-fixing investigation.

Toshiba Fined $87 Million In Price Fixing Scheme, Might Not Pay
2012-07-04 12:06:49

Japan electronics company Toshiba has just been ordered to pay $87 million in damages, thanks to a northern California judge and an alleged price-fixing scheme.

Apple, Amazon, And The DOJ
2012-05-25 04:24:29

Apple had some tough words for the Department of Justice (DOJ) on Thursday as they accused them of siding “with monopoly, rather than competition” when they sued Apple and 6 publishers for allegedly price-fixing their e-books.

Jobs Involved In Alleged E-book Price Fixing; Judge Denies Request To Dismiss Case
2012-05-16 06:57:23

A New York-based District Court judge has denied a request by Apple and five major publishers to throw out a case which charges them of colluding to inflate electronic book prices in 2010.


Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.