DOJ sees Steve Jobs Email as “Smoking Gun” in Apple E-Book Case
The fact that the late founder of Apple, Steve Jobs cannot be present at the trial has made for some pretty strange curiosities to occur. One of them is the so-called “smoking gun” email by Steve that the DOJ has cited as proof of foul play in the giant company’s ranks. However, according to AllThingsD, the only thing is that the email was never sent. It was a discarded sample. The DOJ was trying to proof its point that Apple had connived with book publishers to fix the prices of its e-books. But now what was evidence for its position has turned out to be detrimental to its image.
Apple has always stated that it never did anything wrong in the first place and that it was not guilty of malpractice. As for this particular Jobs email, it was included in the evidence at the last moment and that is when the whole scheme backfired.
The biggest fact that remains as a stumbling block in the way of the obstinate DOJ is that the sender of all those emails that are being cited as evidence of a cover-up, is no longer alive. Steve Jobs died of cancer a year or two ago.
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