Apple Facing 5 Year eBook Ban

Apple Ebooks

Lovely Apple is now facing a 5 year ban for illegally inflating eBook prices. In the States, a case against Apple is rising through the court system like a SpaceX rocket – 33 states have proposed a very tough ban on the fruit company.

More interestingly than the ban itself, Apple is likely to also get forced to allow other eBook sellers to provide direct links to their stores, something that Apple actively bans on all iOS apps. This should introduce a higher level of competitiveness, something that Apple doesn’t seem to like… [nbc]