After public complaints by Sen. Charles Schumer and others, the DOJ says it's not wavering in its lawsuit against Apple and five major US publishers.
Sen. Charles Schumer wrote in an op-ed that the Department of Justice's lawsuit could 'wipe out the publishing industry as we know it.'
Apple wants the anti-trust case filed against it by the DOJ to be decided 'on the merits.'
Apple is under fire from the DOJ. So how will the next few months shake out for the tech giant?
On Wednesday, the Department of Justice filed a complaint in US District Court against Apple and a group of publishers. Hachette, HarperCollins and Simon & Schuster have agreed to settle. The rest will probably fight on.
Authors Guild President Scott Turow charges in an open letter about e-book pricing: “Our government may be on the verge of killing real competition in order to save the appearance of competition.”