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Apple's e-book deal gets EU nod

Published 14/12/2012

The EU's competition watchdog has accepted proposals by four publishers and Apple to end agreements that set retail prices for ebooks - a practice the EU feared violated competition rules.

The decision is binding on Hachette Livre, Harper Collins, Simon -amp; Schuster and the owner of Macmillan. It is also binding on Penguin.

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