Originally Posted by Top100EbooksRank
That lawyer is arguing that it is legal for the publishers to collude and fix prices (per the Supreme Court ruling).
In an interesting tactical shift, Kohn appears to acknowledge that the publishers did in fact collude to fix prices but that the price-fixing was not illegal.
....because if the restraints is reasonably necessary to achieve the benefits, it's legal.
In other words, if it is good for them it is good for everyone.
Did not the Robber Barons of the 1800's think the same way?