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Apple and Amazon Must Face a Consumer Antitrust Lawsuit Over iPhone, iPad Prices

Apple and Amazon.com must face a consumer antitrust lawsuit in U.S. court accusing them of conspiring to artificially inflate the price of iPhones and iPads sold on Amazon’s platform, a federal judge in Seattle ruled on Thursday.

In his ruling, U.S. District Judge John Coughenour rejected bids from Apple and Amazon to dismiss the prospective class action on various legal grounds.

Coughenour said the “validity” of the relevant market, a central issue in antitrust litigation, was a question for a jury.

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