The U.S. Department of Justice showed an email from Steve Jobs as evidence that Apple pushed publishers into forcing Amazon to move to an agency pricing model as part of its plan to artificially raise book prices. The message in question, however, was a draft that turned out to be very different from the final version he sent to Senior Vice President of Software and Services Eddy Cue.
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Without Steve Jobs here to say what his intent was in the draft email the DOJ is speculating as to whether or not he actually wanted publishers to force Amazon into selling books at higher prices. Since the final version of the message was entered as evidence as well -- and Eddy Cue will be testifying today -- Apple is in a good position back up its claims that it didn't care about the deals publishers made with other retailers.