Apple gets smacked by $450-million e-book price-fixing fine

Submitted by Blake on Mon, 03/07/2016 - 18:27

The Supreme Court of the United States has declined to hear Apple's appeal of a lower court decision that it conspired with five publishers to increase e-book prices. Apple must now pay $450 million as part of its anti-trust e-book settlement. Amazon, however, is probably grinning like the Cheshire Cat.…