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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This is all well and good, but...
by orestes on Wed 13th May 2009 13:35 UTC
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The problem with cases like this and the Microsoft anti-trust proceedings is that slapping them with a hugenormous fine and saying "stop that" does little to correct the underlying issues in the industry that allowed the situation to exist in the first place.

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