Amazon Seen Gaining Advantage With Apple’s E-Book Defeat

Amazon Seen Gaining Advantage With Apple’s E-Book Defeat

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The U.S. government and 33 state attorneys general sued Apple and five of the biggest publishers in April 2012, claiming the Cupertino, California-based company pushed publishers to sign agreements letting it sell e-books under a model that raised prices and harmed consumers.