Intel's Alleged Schemes Affected U.S. Consumers
FTC: Watch, Vol. 704, p. 7, September 24, 2007
4 Pages Posted: 16 Jun 2008 Last revised: 18 Jan 2014
This short piece explains how the first unit discounts or rebates allegedly given by Intel on their X86 chips could harm competition, innovation, and PC purchasers in this crucial $33 billion/year market. For these reasons, their discounts or rebates could violate European Competition law and U.S. Antitrust law.
Keywords: antittrust, competition law, EU, European Union, Intel, monopolization, discounts, rebates
JEL Classification: K21
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