Hachette, HarperCollins, Simon & Schuster Settle E-Book Case

Hachette Book Group (USA), HarperCollins Publishers LLC and Simon & Schuster Inc. agreed to settle an antitrust case over the pricing of e-books, the U.S. Justice Department said in a statement.

The case against Apple Inc. (AAPL),Holtzbrinck Publishers LLC and Penguin Group (USA) continues, the department said.

To contact the editor responsible for this story: Vivek Shankar at vshankar3@bloomberg.net

Press spacebar to pause and continue. Press esc to stop.

Bloomberg reserves the right to remove comments but is under no obligation to do so, or to explain individual moderation decisions.

Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.