Steve Jobs ordered to answer questions in antitrust lawsuit

Steve Jobs, the Chief Executive for Apple Inc. was ordered by a federal judge on Tuesday to answer questions from plaintiff's lawyers in an antitrust suit filed against the company.

Reported in an article posted by Reuters, the lawyers will be allowed to question Jobs for two hours total.

The class-action lawsuit claims that Apple created a music-downloading monopoly since music downloaded from iTunes can only be played on iPod music players. Attempts by competitors to use allow other music players to use the iTunes store have been negated by the store's subsequent updates.

Recently, Jobs had been on a hiatus from the company for health reasons, but had made an appearance to help unveil the iPad 2.

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