Us Sues Apple, Publishers Over Electronic Books

Eric Holder Files Antitrust Lawsuit Against Apple

US sues Apple, publishers over electronic books NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. government has filed an antitrust lawsuit in New York against Apple Inc. and various major book publishers. The lawsuit said the alleged conspiracy came as Apple was preparing to launch the iPad.

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