e-books

Business
4:30 pm
Wed August 29, 2012

McKenna announces settlement with book publishers

OLYMPIA, Wash. – Washington state e-book consumers will receive $2 million under a nationwide settlement with three of the country's largest book publishers over allegations of price fixing.

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Other News
11:30 am
Tue April 17, 2012

Seattle users drive library e-book collections over New York's

There's a high demand for e-books at Seattle Public Library but print circulation is also robust.
Erin Hennessey KPLU

Seattle has always been a city that likes to read. But if the Seattle Public Library's growing e-book collection and its high usage is any indication, even more people are reading more books. And, we're also outpacing New York.

The Seattle Public Library now has just over 100,000 digitized books compared to the New York Public Library which has about 88,000.

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The Two-Way
7:58 am
Wed April 11, 2012

Justice Dept. accuses Apple and others of fixing e-book prices

Reading a book on an iPad.
Manu Fernandez AP

Originally published on Wed April 11, 2012 7:55 am

Apple Inc. and other publishers have conspired to limit competition and fix the prices of e-books, the U.S. Justice Department alleges in a suit filed today.

According to The Wall Street Journal:

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