e-books http://kplu.org en McKenna announces settlement with book publishers http://kplu.org/post/mckenna-announces-settlement-book-publishers <p></p><p>OLYMPIA, Wash. – Washington state e-book consumers will receive $2 million under a nationwide settlement with three of the country's largest book publishers over allegations of price fixing.</p><p> Wed, 29 Aug 2012 23:30:27 +0000 The Associated Press 6138 at http://kplu.org Seattle users drive library e-book collections over New York's http://kplu.org/post/seattle-users-drive-library-e-book-collections-over-new-yorks <p>Seattle has always been a city that likes to read. But if the Seattle Public Library&#39;s growing e-book collection and its high usage is any indication, even more people are reading more books. And, we&#39;re also outpacing New York.</p><p>The Seattle Public Library now has just over 100,000 digitized books compared to the New York Public Library which has about 88,000.</p><p> Tue, 17 Apr 2012 18:30:56 +0000 Erin Hennessey 4779 at http://kplu.org Seattle users drive library e-book collections over New York's Justice Dept. accuses Apple and others of fixing e-book prices http://kplu.org/post/justice-dept-accuses-apple-and-others-fixing-e-book-prices Apple Inc. and other publishers have conspired to limit competition and fix the prices of e-books, the U.S. Justice Department alleges in a suit filed today.<p>According <a href="http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052702304444604577337573054615152.html?mod=WSJ_hp_LEFTTopStories" target="_blank">to <em>The Wall Street Journal</em></a>:<p><blockquote><p>"The lawsuit, filed in Manhattan federal court by the U.S. Wed, 11 Apr 2012 14:58:21 +0000 Mark Memmott 4715 at http://kplu.org Justice Dept. accuses Apple and others of fixing e-book prices