April 21, 2021

Lawyers prep for battle in iPod antitrust class action

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By Marisa Kendall, From The Recorder SAN FRANCISCO — Depending on who you ask, Apple Inc.’s 2006 iTunes update was either a “significant enhancement” that gave users “amazing new features,” or it was a ruse created solely to feed the company’s monopoly over the MP3 music industry. That critical distinction lies at the center of […]

Judge cues trial in iPod antitrust case

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By Marisa Kendall, The Recorder SAN FRANCISCO — A federal judge has hit the play button on antitrust allegations targeting Apple Inc. iPods, sending the case toward trial after nearly 10 years of litigation. Plaintiffs presented sufficient evidence to show certain iPod models only played music downloaded from the Apple iTunes store, creating a monopoly […]