The Department of Justice thinks Aereo should be forced to shut down its service, which is why it wants the Supreme Court to overturn Aereo’s previous court victories.
It has taken three years, but according to at least one recent report, sources close to the U.S. Department of Justice have admitted that they can’t charge WikiLeaks for publishing documents without charging the New York Times
A federal judge said Tuesday that the DOJ can’t regulate the way Apple does business in the App Store.
Apple responded to various aspects of the DOJ’s proposed injunction against it in the ebook pricing case. It doesn’t want to change the way it does business in the App Store, but agreed to stagger negotiations with book publishers.
Apple vehemently disagrees with the Department of Justice’s proposed remedy in the ebook pricing case. The company also said that the government has no business interfering with the way that the App Store runs.
Here are the funniest and/or most important slides from Apple and the federal government’s closing arguments in the ebook pricing case.
In its summation in the ebook pricing case Thursday afternoon, the DOJ accused Apple of “fairly brazen” price fixing. Now it’s time to wait for Judge Cote’s verdict, which could take weeks or months.
As the antitrust trial against it gets underway, Apple continues to fight accusations that it engaged in collusion and price-fixing with the major e-book publishers — despite the overwhelming evidence that it did exactly that.
The Department of Justice’s trial against Apple kicked off in New York Monday. The DOJ alleges that Apple conspired with publishers to set ebook prices, while Apple argues that there was no conspiracy and that Apple was operating the way it normally does with content providers.
Apple and the federal government met on Thursday for a final hearing before their trial, which is set to begin on June 3, and features several high profile witnesses.