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Tag Archives: antitrust

Can dentists bar competition over teeth-whitening?

Supreme Court

The Supreme Court is weighing what to do about a state regulatory board made up mostly of dentists that is trying to prevent lower-cost competitors who aren't dentists from offering teeth-whitening services.

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With antitrust claims, Maryland taxicab companies face difficult road against Uber

Taxi Cabs

Maryland recently became the newest legal battleground for Uber, the popular ride-sharing service that is facing unfair-competition lawsuits in at least three other states. But the action in Maryland by nearly 30 cab companies appears to be unique because it also claims Uber violates antitrust laws by fixing prices and engaging in predatory pricing.

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N.Y. judge: Apple conspired to raise e-book prices

NEW YORK — Apple Inc. milked the popularity of its iTunes store to form an illegal cartel with publishers to raise electronic book prices, a federal judge ruled Wednesday, citing “compelling evidence” from the words of the late Steve Jobs. ...

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