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Old May 13, 2009, 06:44 AM
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Default EU fines Intel $1.45 billion for sales tactics

EU fines Intel $1.45 billion for sales tactics - Yahoo! Finance=

If Intel really used what the EU claims, I agree with the decision.
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Old May 13, 2009, 06:52 AM
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Man, if thats true , then yeah they really do deserve a fine like that.
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Shutting out a competitor only stagnates our progression....

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Old May 13, 2009, 06:55 AM
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So where all the money will go to?
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eventually, Intel...
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"Intel should be liable to compensate the victims of its illegal practices," said Monique Goyens, head of the group. "Consumers have been paying too much for their computers and they should be compensated." Hmmm... maybe we can expect a decline in processor prices? Hmmm... maybe not cause someone is going to have to pay for the $ 1.450.000.000 !!!
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"Consumers have been paying too much for their computers and they should be compensated."
Up next: The People versus Apple
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Amd's comeback time is now. while it might be a good idea
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Obama seems inclined to do the same in the US.

And I like mr. Gruntshworty cinical remark.... Poor Intel will need money to help them pay the fine. Lets help them with taxpayer money. While we are at it, maybe there is some TARP money left.
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Funny how Europe gets so pissed at what has become standard operating procedure in the states. Good thing we have them keeping an eye on things for us.
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