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Apple to pay $450 million over eBook Ruling

Apple’s week isn’t starting the way any company would like to start. Supreme Court turned down Apple’s request to be heard, meaning the ruling in the previous eBook case stands. The company has to pay a settlement to the tune of $400 million, $30 million to their own legal team, and $20 million to the Uncle Sam attorney team (Department of Justice). In April 2012, Department of Justice filed a suit claiming Apple Inc. and five largest book companies in the U.S. conspired together to raise the prices of eBooks in Apple’s iTunes digital store. During 2014, Apple settled with the DoJ, with a ruling including a settlement