U.S. says Apple was "ringmaster" in e-book price fixing scheme, NY Times says

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The Justice Department is alleging that Apple (AAPL) was "the ringmaster" in an e-book price fixing scheme, according to The New York Times, citing a lawsuit filed by the agency. One piece of evidence the agency is using to try to prove that charge is an e-mail from former Apple CEO Steve Jobs to News Corp's (NWSA) James Murdoch, in which Jobs allegedly suggested that the two companies set specific prices for e-books, the newspaper added. U

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