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United States V. Apple Competition in America

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ISBN-10: 067497221X

ISBN-13: 9780674972216

Edition: 2019

Authors: Chris Sagers

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One of the most followed antitrust cases of recent times--United States v. Apple--reveals an often-missed truth: what Americans most fear is competition itself. In 2012 the Department of Justice accused Apple and five book publishers of conspiring to fix e-book prices. The evidence overwhelmingly showed an unadorned price-fixing conspiracy that cost consumers hundreds of millions of dollars. Yet before, during, and after the trial millions of Americans sided with the defendants. Pundits on the left and right condemned the government for its decision to sue, decrying Amazon's market share, railing against a new high-tech economy, and rallying to defend beloved authors and publishers. For…    
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Book details

List price: $24.95
Copyright year: 2019
Publisher: Harvard University Press
Publication date: 9/17/2019
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 336
Size: 6.13" wide x 9.25" long x 1.10" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

Chris Sagers is James A. Thomas Distinguished Professor of Law at Cleveland-Marshall College of Law. The author of numerous articles and coauthor of leading casebooks on antitrust, he has been quoted in the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, and Huffington Post, and he has been interviewed on National Public Radio. He is a member of the American Law Institute, a Senior Fellow of the American Antitrust Institute, and a leadership member of the ABA Antitrust Section.