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As a Department of Justice vs apple is the issue Apple's accused of jacking up the prices of -- -- Hoffa a dollar joins us.
This is -- which.
How would you stop it which at what could happen which apple know could touch apple all the great Steve Jobs we can't come on give me a break no.
This is about you about government actually help.
-- the people helping.
The citizens hoping.
Making sure that there is a level playing field.
That people -- -- use an apple product version of the -- of noble nook vs the Amazon Kindle that that everyone is not a level playing -- let me tell you something.
This case is being argued before the honorable Denise Cote.
Right here in New York should -- -- former prosecutor.
-- for the department of justice and let's just say when I'm there with my criminal defendants.
She's always on the side of the prosecutor she's always on the side of the government so I remain I I would think she's gonna be true to her.
And she's going to be in the side of the government here as well let me point something out to -- -- -- -- -- -- going to complete anyway it is an unrivaled like the way this type of Charles again.
Came out with ebooks it was apple but came along late tonight and provided competition for Amazon.
Then he leveled the playing -- provide the competition.
In a way that had a level playing field or did -- go to the five biggest publishers.
The harpercollins Simon -- -- and cut a deal.
That elevated the price the -- -- -- end product for the consumer.
Was a much cheap -- book to read backs and brought you -- you're talking about vs IE are hard but a bit of the book I correct.
But there was a price disparity it's disparity between apple products and other products.
And what the government is saying is this is a violation of the antitrust laws that every one he should be competition in the marketplace.
And that they don't.
They don't approve of the way apple.
Good trucks surrounded but got like he had title are perhaps you talked antitrust and -- bring up to Google.
I mean well obviously on search and that's like them don't -- -- like this administration's got a look at the other way.
I am not -- -- his attorney yet these are kids his show I can't tell you why they've chosen most if I got home not a bad part of what we will tell you Monaco will tell you got.
Here we got a legal issues aside for a moment on -- go to let's talk about the politics of this important air Schmidt who's the chairman of Google.
It's very -- he's got a very tight relationship.
With President Obama Google was all over the Obama campaign both in 2008 and a 22 well.
So perhaps blue -- being cut a break.
Because of the political ties to the White House who.
Under the credit I don't know anything about it -- -- -- -- -- political -- is absolutely right Eric -- organized the data processing boiler room for the Obama reelection campaign Eric -- he's -- executive chair of Google he was -- -- boiler room on election night he all denies the president's reelection and now -- now Google all of their -- intelligible but apple are hopeful they didn't have -- to do was re electing the president then hold over the -- several biffle Carl -- now.
Well I think that -- food culture is pro Obama yes.
I think they've I think the -- very pro Obama did that -- up some information and some money that wouldn't been caught now.
Well sir I am going to Minneapolis is -- is not my area of expertise -- try Chicago about the law I don't know about politics you got brilliant.
Can -- that's.
The prosecutors I believe I think the prosecutors have done this that bringing up emails written by Steve Jobs when he was alive so they're bringing him to.
-- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- What emails from a disease now this I do know about it under the rules of evidence of it to the client if they witness is unavailable and they there is -- writing by them that can be verified that writing is in -- by them.
They are admissible.
Subject to the judges actually you know lawyers and it is don't know -- -- A lawyer I -- so we just should get -- it did yeah I'm a lawyer.
Thumb now if it is admissible -- witnessed a witness in the case who disappears you testified in the grand jury.
And now there in Israel and you can't bring them back to America.
You can read a grand jury for in front of the jury even though they're not there so that is that the rules of -- unavailable -- I'm not you can read Steve's emails.
Into the record I'm simply saying that you loyalists will not bring his real free open competition.
You -- will be bring is a politicized judiciary and that's what I think I'm -- you taking with his big wide -- absolutely -- Flag -- -- -- all my guys about listen -- I only work within the system I didn't -- -- and I unfortunately I can't altered you lost an otherwise you're the best.
Another problem here -- -- the context of this conversation is again all about context that we're having this conversation about apple vs Google being untouched.
In the context of the abuses of power at the higher -- the abuses of -- -- DOJ every branch of government seems highly politicized by this administration and I'm talking about -- you can't separate them.
A political a sexual that's me.
Yeah let's that he did get a throughout the race and -- stay that way you can get -- Israel down trying to get things on the control there and -- are very odd time right off.
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