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Dowler family offered £2m-plus settlement

Guardian – 2011-09-19

Talks with News of the World publisher understood to be ongoing over payout that would include sizeable donation to charityMilly Dowler's family have been offered a multimillion-pound settlement...

Chin pushes Google Settlement deadline to 2012

The Bookseller – 2011-09-16

Written By: Charlotte Williams Publication Date: Fri, 16/09/2011 - 08:25 The judge in the Google Settlement case has extended the deadline for talks between the internet giant and the publishers...

Google Settlement Parties Pursue Separate Deals

Publishers Weekly – 2011-09-16

After nearly three years stumping together to get the Google Book Settlement approved, the parties in the scuttled deal are headed for litigation. At a September 15 status conference, Judge Denny...

Google Reports Progress in Digital Books Settlement Talks

BusinessWeek – 2011-09-15

Google Inc. reported progress in possible settlement of a lawsuit over the search-engine company’s digital reproduction of books, lawyers told the judge in the case.

Google, book publishers make 'substantial progress' toward settlement

San Jose Mercury News – 2011-09-15

Lawyers for authors, publishers and Google on Thursday bought themselves more time to reach a deal to create the world's largest digital library, telling a judge they were making progress in...

Writers' settlement with publishers thrown out

Reuters – 2011-08-18

NEW YORK (Reuters) - A federal appeals court voided a class-action settlement in a case brought by freelance writers who accused publishers of reprinting their works in online databases without...

Google Settlement revision due next month

The Bookseller – 2011-06-02

Written By: Graeme Neill Publication Date: Thu, 02/06/2011 - 13:02 Google, American publishers and the US Authors Guild have been given until next month to revise a book-scanning agreement for out...

Report: LimeWire Settlement With Publishers Just $11 Million

Digital Media Wire – 2011-04-14

Los Angeles - File-sharing service LimeWire paid $11 million to settle copyright infringement litigation brought by music publishers last month, Digital Music News reported, citing more

The Google Settlement Rejection: What Comes Next?

Publishers Weekly – 2011-03-28

When it was introduced in 2008, the Google Book Settlement was hailed by its creators as historic. Now, it is history. On March 22, after more than two years of contentious debate, Judge Denny Chin...

After Book Settlement Rejected, Google, Publishers Still Talking

Digital Media Wire – 2011-03-25

San Francisco - Following a federal judge's rejection of a $125 million settlement between Google (NASD: GOOG) and authors and publishers over Google's book-scanning project, the parties continue to...

Judge throws out revised Google Book Settlement

The Bookseller – 2011-03-23

Written By: Philip Jones Publication Date: Tue, 22/03/2011 - 19:52 A New York judge has ruled that the revised Google Book Settlement is not "fair, adequate, and reasonable" and has denied final...

Battling San Francisco papers near settlement of ad pricing

San Jose Mercury News – 2010-12-22

WILMINGTON, Del. -- A court battle between two San Francisco newspapers sparked by predatory ad pricing could be drawing to a close.

Supreme Court Upholds Settlement Between Publishers, Freelancers

Editor And Publisher – 2010-03-02

The Supreme Court has revived an $18 million settlement of a dispute involving payment to freelance writers for online use of their work. The proposed settlement covers freelancers who registered...

Judge puts off ruling on Google's proposed digital book settlement

Washington Post – 2010-02-19

NEW YORK -- Google confronted a barrage of criticism from opponents of its proposed digital book settlement Thursday as the Internet search giant tried to persuade a federal judge to approve a deal...

Google, Publishers, Authors Defend Book Settlement

Update2 – 2010-02-19

Feb. 18 (Bloomberg) -- Google Inc. and a group of publishers and authors urged a federal judge to accept a $125 million settlement that would create the world’s biggest digital book library.

Debate Over Google Settlement Continues as Hearing Draws Near

Publishers Wekly – 2010-02-12

Google responded to critics of its settlement with the AAP and Authors Guild, including the Department of Justice, in a court filing Thursday that urged the court to approve the settlement, claiming...

Justice Department Says It Still Has Problems with Revised Google Settlement

Publishers Wekly – 2010-02-04

The Department of Justice said Thursday evening that despite progress made in limiting the scope of the original Google Book Search settlement the revised deal still raises class certification,...

Consumer Group Protests Google Settlement

Publishers Wekly – 2009-04-06

Consumer Watchdog has asked the Justice Department to delay the Google-AAP/Authors Guild settlement until provisions regarding a most favored nation clause and orphan works can be reviewed. The...

Supreme Court to hear freelance writers' settlement

Reuters – 2009-03-02

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court said on Monday that it would hear an appeal by a group of publishers seeking to reinstate a settlement with freelance writers in a copyright case...

GateHouse, Times Co. Settlement Leaves Big Web Question Unanswered

Editor And Publisher – 2009-01-26

In a three-page letter of understanding settling their lawsuit, The New York Times Co.'s will stop automatically grabbing content from GateHouse Media hyper-local sites, and GateHouse...

Harvard Backs Out Of Google Book Scanning After Reading Settlement Fine Print via Yahoo! Finance – 2008-11-03

Harvard University Library was one of the first to sign on to Google's academic book scanning project, but officials say it won't take part in the copyright portion in response to the search...

Viacom hopes Google's book settlement teaches it a lesson

CNET – 2008-10-29

The two companies continue to blast away at each other in the press, with Viacom pointing to Google's settlement with book publishers and Google taking aim at Viacom's copyright tactics.

Google settlement in book-scan suit may boost access

Seattle Times – 2008-10-29

Google said Tuesday it had agreed to pay $125 million to settle two copyright lawsuits brought by book authors and publishers over its plan to digitize and show snippets of in-copyright books and to...

Publishers Reach Quiet Settlement with Mygazines

Folio Mag – 2008-10-02

A copyright lawsuit brought against a Web site launched earlier this year allowing users to share digital copies of hundreds of magazines has been settled.

Magazine dealer to repay $350K in settlement

New York Daily News – 2008-09-30

An Upper West Side magazine dealer was forced to repay more than $350,000 to hundreds of customers who never got their magazines.

EU open to settlement with e-book publishers

Reuters – 2012-03-12

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - EU regulators are open to a settlement with e-book publishers owned by Lagardere , News Corp and three other firms if they offer concessions to resolve competition concerns, the...

E-books settlement talks advancing: sources

Reuters – 2012-03-31

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Justice Department could reach a settlement in the next few weeks with Apple Inc and some of the major publishers suspected of colluding to push up electronic book prices,...

Apple, two publishers hold out against settlement: report

Reuters – 2012-04-05

(Reuters) - Apple Inc and publishers Pearson and Macmillan are reluctant to agree to terms sought by U.S. and European antitrust authorities investigating possible electronic-book price-fixing, the...

Settlement Near on E-Book Pricing

AllThingsD – 2012-04-05

Talks to resolve U.S. and European price-fixing probes into e-books are heating up, with three international publishers inclined to settle the matter, according to people familiar with the matter.

Apple, two publishers resist ebook settlement

Betanews – 2012-04-05

The Justice Department is nearing a settlement with publishers over allegations of ebook pricing, but finalizing the deal is proving problematic as Apple and two publishers are balking at the terms...

All 50 states may join e-book refund settlement

GigaOM – 2012-04-19

The lawsuits over price-fixing in the e-book market took a new twist today after a HarperCollins lawyer predicted that three publishers could reach a settlement with all 50 state governments in the...

Amazon and IPG US reach settlement

The Bookseller – 2012-05-29

Amazon and the Independent Publishers Group in the US have reached a settlement over their e-book...

Media Decoder Blog: Attacking Amazon, Authors Group Urges Opposition to E-Book Settlement

The New York Times – 2012-06-05

The Authors Guild is encouraging its 8,500 members to submit comments against the proposed settlement between the Department of Justice and three large publishers. The settlement, the guild argues,...

Media Decoder Blog: Barnes & Noble Argues Book Settlement 'Punishes Consumers'

The New York Times – 2012-06-07

The bookseller also said that Justice officials did not take the company's objections seriously before the settlement, that they were only "checking the box."

DoJ settlement 'would injure booksellers', says B&N

The Bookseller – 2012-06-07

Barnes & Noble has said the Department of Justice's proposed settlement with...

Barnes & Noble says e-books settlement hurts public

San Jose Mercury News – 2012-06-08

Barnes & Noble has objected to the U.S. government's proposed settlement of its price-fixing lawsuit against Apple and top publishers, saying it would harm book sellers and 'millions and...

DoJ rejects B&N/Authors Guild objections to settlement

The Bookseller – 2012-07-23

The Department of Justice has rejected objections raised by the public—including bookseller...

Feds to E-Book Settlement Critics: Haters Gonna Hate

AllThingsD – 2012-07-23

The Department of Justice defends its deal with three big publishers it accused of price-fixing. And it previews its coming court fight with Apple.

Justice Department slams Apple, refuses to modify e-book settlement

GigaOM – 2012-07-23

The Justice Department filed its response today to the 868 public comments it received in response to a controversial settlement related to alleged price-fixing by Apple and major publishers. The...

As verdict on ebook pricing settlement nears, Apple gets 5 pages to respond to DOJ

GigaOM – 2012-08-08

As a verdict on the DOJ's proposed ebook pricing settlement with three publishers approaches, Apple has requested and received permission to file another response to the settlement. Apple has also...

Apple bashes Amazon and proposed ebook settlement

GigaOM – 2012-08-16

Apple says the DOJ's proposed settlement with three publishers is unlawful because it requires Apple -- which is not settling -- to terminate its contracts with those publishers. A trial is needed,...

Apple Wants DOJ to Wait Till End of Trial for Settlement With Three Publishers

PC World – 2012-08-16

Apple has opposed a government proposed judgment in an e-books price-fixing lawsuit, stating that the judgement seeks to terminate and rewrite its contracts...

Apple blasts the DOJ's proposed e-book price settlement

The Christian Science Monitor – 2012-08-17

Apple called the DOJ's proposed settlement to the e-book price fixing case 'fundamentally unfair, unlawful, and unprecedented.'

States reach $69 million ebook pricing settlement with publishers

GigaOM – 2012-08-30

Consumers in 54 states and territories are set to receive $69 million in a settlement between the states and HarperCollins, Hachette and Simon & Schuster. Those who bought agency-priced ebooks...

States reach $69 million settlement with three publishers in e-book price fixing case

Engadget – 2012-08-30

When the US Department of Justice sued Apple and five major book publishers over alleged e-book price rigging, it immediately became clear that a few of these companies would do just about anything...

E-book Publishers Reach $69 Million Settlement With States

PC World – 2012-08-30

Three book publishers will pay more than US$69 million to U.S. states to settle charges they collaborated to fix prices of e-books.

What the ebook settlement means for publishers, Apple and you

GigaOM – 2012-08-31

States want to give consumers $69 million worth of refunds to compensate them for overpriced ebooks. How much will you get? And how will this affect the publishing industry? Here's a simple guide to...

Fighting the DOJ’s Apple ebook settlement — in comic strip form

GigaOM – 2012-09-05

Attorney and licensing expert Bob Kohn, who opposes the DOJ's proposed ebook pricing settlement with three book publishers, has condensed his argument into comic strip form. He filed the artsy amicus...

Over Apple's objections, judge OKs settlement in e-book case

San Jose Mercury News – 2012-09-07

A federal judge has approved the U.S. Justice Department's settlement with a trio of electronic book publishers accused of conspiring in a price-fixing scheme orchestrated by the late Steve Jobs.

Judge approves U.S. settlement with publishers over e-books

Reuters – 2012-09-07

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A judge approved on Thursday a Justice Department settlement with three publishers accused of conspiring with Apple Inc and other publishers to push up the prices of electronic...

Judge Approves E-book Price-fixing Settlement

PC World – 2012-09-07

A judge has approved an e-book price-fixing settlement between the U.S. Department of Justice and three book publishers.

Judge approves DOJ settlement in e-book case – 2012-09-07

A federal judge has approved the U.S. Justice Department's settlement with a trio of electronic book publishers accused of conspiring in a price-fixing scheme orchestrated by the late Steve Jobs.

Judge Approves Settlement in E-Book Pricing Case

AllThingsD – 2012-09-07

In a move that could reshape the publishing industry, a federal judge has approved a settlement with three of the nation's largest book publishers over alleged collusion in the pricing of e-books.

Judge approves settlement for Hachette, Simon & Schuster and HarperCollins in e-book lawsuit

Engadget – 2012-09-07

It's a big day in the world of e-books, and not just for the crew at Amazon. Today, Judge Denise Cote approved settlement terms for three of the publishers accused by the Justice Department of price...

Prepare for Cheaper E-Books After This Big Publishers Settlement

The Atlantic Wire – 2012-09-07

Just as Amazon's event to announce its new products got underway on Thursday, a federal judge approved a settlement with three major e-book publishers accused of...

Judge approves US settlement over e-books

Stuff – 2012-09-07

A judge approved on Thursday a Justice Department settlement with three publishers accused of conspiring with Apple Inc and other publishers to push up the prices of electronic books.

Judge approves publishers' settlement over e-books

The Bookseller – 2012-09-07

A judge has approved the settlement in the US of three publishers accused of conspiring to fix...

After the DoJ Settlement

Publishers Weekly – 2012-09-07

On September 5, federal judge Denise Cote approved a deal between the Department of Justice and three publishers (Hachette, HarperCollins, and Simon & Schuster) to settle claims of e-book price...

E-book settlement has publishing world in turmoil

Los Angeles Times – 2012-09-08

The price-fixing case turns out well for Amazon but unsettles many others in the industry.Publishing insiders worry that a decisive court ruling benefiting retailer Inc. will undermine an...

What the DOJ settlement means for ebook prices now

GigaOM – 2012-09-10

Last week, a federal judge approved the DOJ's proposed settlement with Simon & Schuster, Hachette and HarperCollins for allegedly conspiring with Apple to set ebook prices. What does the...

E-book discounts appearing at Amazon following publisher settlement

Engadget – 2012-09-11

Wow. Judge Denise Cote certainly knows how to put a spring in the step of mega corporations. Mere days have passed since she ordered HarperCollins to let retailers to set their own e-book prices, and...

So low, so fast: E-book prices drop following settlement

The Christian Science Monitor – 2012-09-12

Just four days after a federal judge approved a settlement in the e-books price fixing case, HarperCollins has already started discounts.

Apple, publishers offer EU e-book antitrust settlement

Reuters – 2012-09-19

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Apple Inc and four major publishers have offered to let retailers such as Amazon.Com Inc sell e-books at a discount, in a bid to end an EU antitrust investigation, the European...

Apple Ebooks Settlement Offer

Los Angeles Times – 2012-09-19

Apple Inc., the world's biggest technology company, and four publishers offered to overhaul pricing models for digital books to allay European Union concerns that they blocked competition.

Apple, publishers propose settlement in Europe e-book antitrust case

ZDNet – 2012-09-20

The European Commission has put measures proposed by Apple and four publishers to alleviate concerns over anti-competitive behaviour in the e-book market up for public discussion.

Google and publishers reach settlement on digitized books case

The Christian Science Monitor – 2012-10-06

Publishers can now decide whether Google can digitize out-of-print books still protected by copyright, but does not settle the issue of individual author rights.

Amazon tells Kindle customers to expect buying credit, thanks to ebook price-fixing settlement

Betanews – 2012-10-14

I bought my first ebook in 1999 and in recent years stopped purchasing print altogether. My wife is a relative ebook newbie, so I am surprised that she and not me received surprising email today from...

Kindle Users To Get Refunds And Lower Prices on E-Books After Settlement

AllThingsD – 2012-10-14

Buy a lot of e-books? Thank your state attorney general for the credit you'll get next year.

Amazon offers ebook refunds in price-fixing settlement

PC World – 2012-10-15

Amazon will offer partial refunds to customers who bought ebooks between April 2010 and May 2012 a result of the settlement in a price-fixing case between publishers and the attorneys general of most...

Apple, Amazon Inform Customers of Settlement Refunds

Publishing Perspectives – 2012-10-16

According to the terms of a settlement between the DoJ and three major American publishers, some customers may receive refunds on their e-book purchases.

Apple, publishers' e-book settlement to be accepted by EU, sources say

San Jose Mercury News – 2012-11-06

EU regulators are set to accept an offer by Apple and four book publishers allowing Amazon and other retailers to sell e-books more cheaply than Apple to end an antitrust investigation and avoid...

EU 'to accept proposal on e-book price settlement'

The Bookseller – 2012-11-06

EU regulators will next month accept an offer by Apple and four publishers to end the antitrust...

U.S. says it has reached e-books settlement with Penguin

Reuters – 2012-12-19

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Justice Department said on Tuesday it has reached a settlement with Pearson Plc's Penguin Group in the government's investigation of alleged price-setting in the...

U.S. reaches e-books settlement with Penguin

Reuters – 2012-12-19

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Justice Department said on Tuesday it has reached a settlement with Pearson Plc's Penguin Group in the government's investigation of alleged price-setting in the e-book...

Justice Department, Penguin Reach Settlement on E-Book Pricing

AllThingsD – 2012-12-19

The Justice Department said today it had reached a settlement with Penguin Group (USA), one of six companies it had accused of conspiring to raise prices of e-books. The agreement, if approved by the...

DoJ Penguin settlement to be completed in May

The Bookseller – 2013-01-08

The process for Penguin to join the Department of Justice's settlement over the e-book price-...

Why Google’s settlement with French publishers is bad for the web

GigaOM – 2013-02-04

While Google may see its payments to French publishers as a smart move for its own short-term purposes, the deal is still being seen by many as a payment for links, and that could set a dangerous...

Apple Alone Fighting DOJ E-Book Suit After Macmillan Settlement

AllThingsD – 2013-02-08

And then there was Apple ...

Settlement approved in lawsuit over Playboy buyout – 2013-03-20

DOVER, Del. (AP) — A Delaware judge has approved the settlement of a class-action lawsuit over Playboy magazine founder Hugh Hefner's successful bid to take the company private.

2 months after DOJ settlement, retailers start discounting Macmillan ebooks

GigaOM – 2013-04-05

About two months after Macmillan agreed to settle with the Department of Justice, retailers have begun discounting its ebooks. In general, Amazon, Barnes & Noble and the iBookstore appear to be...

Penguin agrees to $75 million class action settlement in ebook pricing lawsuit

GigaOM – 2013-05-22

Penguin has agreed to pay $75 million to settle the ebook pricing lawsuit with consumers and states. Meanwhile, Apple and the Department of Justice are set to go to trial on June...

Heads up, ebook buyers: Here’s how much you’re likely to get in the Apple ebook settlement

GigaOM – 2013-08-31

Consumers who bought eligible ebooks between 2010 and 2012 are likely to receive up to $3.06 per book, according to updated information released by the states' Attorneys General Friday. Here's what...

Ka-ching! Amazon explains benefits from ebook price-fixing settlement

PC World – 2013-09-02

The direct results of the ebook price fixing scandal between Apple and the five major U.S. book publishers are one-step closer to turning into real money for millions of Amazon...

Rodney Sieh, Liberian Editor, Says Libel Case Settlement Coming

HuffingtonPost – 2013-11-10

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) — A Liberian editor jailed after reporting the results of an official graft investigation says he is confident his legal troubles will soon be resolved. Rodney...

James Bond Settlement Sparks Blofeld Return Rumors

The Huffington Post – 2013-11-17

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Could Blofeld be back? The archvillain from the James Bond films — who's often seen stroking a white cat — might be making a return to the big screen following a settlement...

Ryanair reaches libel settlement with the Independent over safety story

Guardian – 2013-11-20

Publisher apologises over story making claims on fuel policy, but airline says it will continue case against Channel 4's DispatchesRyanair has reached an out-of-court libel settlement with the...

Freelance writers file proposed U.S. settlement with publishers

Reuters – 2013-11-23

NEW YORK, Nov 22 (Reuters) - Freelance writers seeking compensation from publishers for the reprinting of their work in online databases without permission asked a court on Friday to approve a...

Pearson Foundation pays £4.7m in 'for-profit' settlement

The Bookseller – 2013-12-13

The charitable arm of education publisher Pearson, the Pearson Foundation, will pay $7.7m (...

AMF publishes for comment clearing house, central securities depository and settlement system requirements

CNW – 2013-12-18

MONTREAL, Dec. 18, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - The Autorité des marchés financiers (the "AMF") today published for comment clearing house, central securities depository and settlement system...

Tom Cruise's Defamation Lawsuit Ends In A Settlement, Tabloids Take Back Their Suri Story

The Huffington Post – 2013-12-21

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The publisher of two tabloid magazines said it never intended to imply that Tom Cruise had cut all ties to his daughter after his divorce and announced Friday that it had reached...

Cengage reaches settlement with creditors

The Bookseller – 2014-02-03

Cengage Learning has reached an agreement with its major creditors to reduce its outstanding debt...

EPC criticises Google settlement

The Bookseller – 2014-02-06

The European Publishers Council (EPC) has criticised the decision by the European Competition...

Penguin Books India pulps academic book on Hinduism in legal settlement

The Guardian – 2014-02-11

The Hindus: An Alternative History by Professor Wendy Doniger of the University of Chicago drew criticism from conservative Hindus and scholars for its orthodoxy and accuracyPenguin Books India has...

PW, DBW Google Settlement Webcast Tomorrow

Publishers Weekly – 2011-05-09

The Publishers Weekly, Digital Book World WEBcast on the Google Book Settlement rejection is set for tomorrow at 1 p.m. Skott Klebe, chief architect at Copyright Clearance Center joins panelists...

E-book Settlement Refunds Released to Consumers

Publishers Weekly – 2014-03-25

Roughly $166 million in settlement funds collected as part of a deal to settle state and consumer charges of e-book price-fixing began flowing to consumers today.

E-book buyers getting settlement credits this week – 2014-03-25

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Buyers of electronic books will get account credits this week from five publishers who reached settlements after states alleged they colluded to raise prices, New York's...

Amazon paying e-book settlement cash back to Kindle users

Engadget – 2014-03-25

Remember that antitrust suit concerning publishers, ebooks and price rigging? The good news, at least if you bought one of the affected titles between April 2010 and May 2012, is that Amazon is...

Amazon's customers get credits from e-book antitrust settlement

Silicon Valley Business Journal – 2014-03-26

Customers of Inc. found credits in their inboxes Tuesday from the settlement of an antitrust lawsuit over e-book prices. Amazon, in a Customer FAQ posting on its website, said the...

Amazon, Barnes & Noble to issue settlement credits – 2014-03-26

Amazon and Barnes & Noble are issuing customer credits as a result of a settlement. If you purchased an e-book from either retailer between April 2010 and May 2012, you may be entitled to a...

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