Why is AMD suing Intel?

Posted on Friday, July 01 2005 @ 3:29 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Hector Ruiz, AMD's CEO
The TechZone takes a look at why AMD is suing Intel.

This litigation follows a recent ruling from the Fair Trade Commission of Japan (JFTC), which found that Intel abused its monopoly power to exclude fair and open competition, violating Section 3 of Japan's Antimonopoly Act. These findings reveal that Intel deliberately engaged in illegal business practices to stop AMD's increasing market share by imposing limitations on Japanese PC manufacturers. Intel did not contest these charges.

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