If You Can’t Beat Them, Join Them

Today in 2002, the lawsuit that was filed by Random House against e-book publisher Rosetta Books for acquiring titles directly from authors, was decided in favor of Rosetta Books. The court’s decision paved the way for authors to publish their work electronically, independent of their print publishers.

In 2011, e-book sales more than doubled to $970 million. And according to today’s Wall Street Journal, the U.S. Justice Department has “warned Apple Inc. and five of the biggest U.S. publishers that it plans to sue them for allegedly colluding to raise the price of electronic books.”

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