Apple Appeals Ebook Antitrust Case Ruling
As expected, Apple has filed formal papers appealing U.S. District Judge Denise Cote’s ruling in the 2013 ebook price-fixing case. In the filing with the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, Apple claims that Judge Cote’s ruling was “based on a fundamentally incorrect theory of antitrust liability” and that the lower court did not prove there was an actual conspiracy between Apple and the publishers. The government has said it will respond in May 2014. Here we go again.