New States Join Class Action Suit Against Apple and Book Publishers

May 15, 2012

Seventeen new states have joined together in a class action law suit against Apple and various book publishers bringing the total to 31 states accusing the defendants of conspiring over pricing, according to paidContent. New details about the suit, such as behind the scenes price negotiations have been detailed-including an email from Steve Jobs writing about options publishers had in relation to e-publishing options. 

The states involved in the suit are seeking money for customers believed to have been overcharged.