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Old 07-10-2013, 09:33   #1
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Apple found guilty of conspiring to fix e-books prices

http://www.cnet.com/8301-1023_3-5759...-books-prices/
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Isn't this just business?

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Old 07-10-2013, 10:04   #2
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It's business Steve Jobs style, the ex hippie that turned out to be a more rabid monopolist than the established businesses he used to rail against.

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Old 07-10-2013, 10:29   #3
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While shady, was it actually illegal?
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Old 07-10-2013, 10:51   #4
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I get my e-books free from the Library.
I can do it all online.
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Old 07-10-2013, 17:49   #5
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Shouldn't Apple just call it a day and admit defeat?

http://www.cnet.com/8301-13579_3-575...-admit-defeat/

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Originally Posted by Rooster Rugburn:
Didn't the whole sheepdog thing actually start right here on Glock Talk? A bunch of wannabees bought a bunch of T-shirts and took an oath to defend those who won't defend themselves?
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Old 07-10-2013, 19:31   #6
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My understanding is that the "fixed" prices were still cheaper than Amazon. Seems a bit silly.
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Old 07-10-2013, 19:38   #7
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My understanding is that the "fixed" prices were still cheaper than Amazon. Seems a bit silly.
You understand incorrectly. 9.99 at amazon 12.99-14.99 at the ibook store, according to the article referencing the evidence.
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I get my e-books free from the Library.
I can do it all online.
Same here.
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