Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 13th May 2009 10:23 UTC
Intel As was already revealed by eWeek earlier this week, the EU has imposed a massive fine on Intel for abusing its monopoly position. The fine is larger than the one given to Microsoft: 1.06 billion EUR, or 1.44 billion USD, opposed to the 899 million EUR fine imposed upon Microsoft.
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RE[2]: Well done EU!
by lemur2 on Wed 13th May 2009 11:56 UTC in reply to "RE: Well done EU!"
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How is fining a company going to help another company?

How is not fining a monopoly for using its position to keep competition out of a market ever going to stop them from continuing to do so?

Edited 2009-05-13 11:58 UTC

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