The Intel and Microsoft Settlements
FTC: WATCH, No. 770, p. 7, September 27, 2010
3 Pages Posted: 6 Oct 2010 Last revised: 15 Mar 2011
Date Written: September 27, 2010
This article briefly compares and contrasts the recent U.S. Federal Trade Commission's antitrust settlement with Intel, and the antitrust cases brought against Microsoft. The article praises the FTC's settlement with Intel, and predicts that history will judge it very favorably compared to the settlement by the U.S. Department of Justice of its antitrust case against Microsoft.
Keywords: Intel, Microsoft, Antitrust, Monopolization, Chips, Federal Trade Commission, Computer Industry, Litigation, Intel, FTC
JEL Classification: K19, K21, K39, K49, L40, L49
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