You Might Have Free Amazon Money Waiting in Your Inbox

If you're a regular buyer of Kindle ebooks, you want to go check your email; inside, there might just be a little present from Amazon waiting for you. And by "present" I mean "legally mandated compensation to make up for years of price-fixing." Just like Christmas! » 3/25/14 8:25am 3/25/14 8:25am

You're About to Get Some Money Back on Your Kindle Books

Book publishers and the Department of Justice reached a settlement regarding that whole eBook-price fixing scheme last month, and now the savings are being passed on to you. If you bought one of the affected, overpriced Kindle books between April 2010 and May 2012, you're about to get some money back. » 10/13/12 1:00pm 10/13/12 1:00pm

New York Suing LCD Makers Over Price Fixing Concerns

New York State filed suit today against several of the largest LCD manufacturers, citing concerns of price fixing schemes. Those under scrutiny include Sharp, LG, Hitachi and Samsung—the latter being the most popular LCD brand in the country. » 8/06/10 4:02pm 8/06/10 4:02pm

Taiwanese LCD Maker Must Pay $220 Million for Price-Fixing Conspiracy

Chi Mei Optoelectronics, a major LCD maker who sells to companies including Apple, HP and Dell, has admitted to a wide-scale price fixing conspiracy between late 2001 and late 2006. The details are being kept under wraps, but Chi Mei has pled guilty to the charges in a San Francisco court, and in addition to the… » 12/09/09 11:15pm 12/09/09 11:15pm

LG, Sharp and Chunghwa Fined $585 Million For LCD Price Fixing

After nearly three years of investigation » 11/12/08 3:05pm 11/12/08 3:05pm, LG, Sharp and Chunghwa Picture Tubes Ltd have admitted to participating in a cartel between 2001 and 2006 that fixed prices of LCD screens affecting "millions of American consumers who use computers, cell phones and numerous other household electronics every day." The Justice…