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Commitments: The European Commission obtains commitments concerning actions undertaken to limit price competition in the sector of E-books (E-books)

*This article is an automatic translation of the original article, provided here for your convenience. Read the original article. Eureka, Dec. 2012, C(2012)9288, 12 Dec. 2012, e-book, case COMP/39.847 On 1 December 2012, the Commission adopted a decision accepting commitments from four publishers (Hachette, Harper Collins, Holtzbrick and Simon & Schuster) and Apple regarding the marketing of digital books. As a reminder, the Commission had opened proceedings on 1 December 2011 concerning the reaction adopted by Apple and five publishers on the digital book market to Amazon's low pricing policy. Initially, the publishers concerned marketed their digital books primarily on a "buy for resale" model, setting - in countries where legislation permitted - or recommending resale

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Nathalie Jalabert-Doury, Commitments: The European Commission obtains commitments concerning actions undertaken to limit price competition in the sector of E-books (E-books), 12 December 2012, Concurrences N° 2-2013, Art. N° 52300, pp. 68-69

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