The federal government has filed a revised proposed remedy for Apple in the ebook case, following a hearing earlier this month with a judge and counsel for Apple, reports “Gigaom.”
The proposal relates to a judge’s decision in July that Apple had conspired with publishers to set ebook prices. Apple plans to appeal.
The new proposed punishment isn’t too different from the original proposed punishment, in which the Dept. of Justice wanted Apple to drop in-app purchasing restrictions for competitors like Amazon and also aimed to restrict publishers from using agency pricing for five years instead of two, notes “Gigaom.” However, it also devotes far more attention to Apple’s policies for in-app purchases. Read more at http://tinyurl.com/n54tas5 .