Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 22nd Mar 2013 11:08 UTC
Apple "European Union regulators are examining the contracts Apple strikes with cellphone carriers that sell its iPhone for possible antitrust violations after several carriers complained that the deals throttled competition." Well paint me red and call me a girl scout.
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RE[3]: big sigh
by unclefester on Sun 24th Mar 2013 06:10 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: big sigh"
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(a) standard practice. Better clients get better treatment.

Wrong. It is illegal to offer discriminatory pricing (apart from volume discounts) to different customers. By law all carriers should pay the same price for handsets because they would all buy sufficient numbers to qualify for a bulk discount (eg >1,000 handsets).

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