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Everything You Need To Know To Understand The DoJ’s Antitrust Case Against Apple [Feature]

Everything You Need To Know To Understand The DoJ’s Antitrust Case Against Apple [Feature]

The app that broke Amazon's monopoly, or the head of a conspiracy?

Last week, the Department of Justice filed its lawsuit against Apple and several large publishing companies alleging a complex conspiracy to fix e-book prices and to limit competition among e-book retailers. It didn’t take long for Apple to fire back in a public statement, claiming that the allegations set forth in the DOJ’s complaint “were simply not true” and that Apple’s actions actually served to break “Amazon’s monopolistic grip on the publishing industry” and to encourage — not hamper — competition. Who’s telling the real story?

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