quote: Anti-trust/monopoly/anti-competition laws exist for a reason after all.
quote: So you are saying that no one should be fined ever?
quote: milk an American company based purely on what they themselves think has happened as if it were fact.
quote: I haven't said consumers are/aren't being/have been harmed. It is only you that has made such a bold statement as if it were fact.
quote: Answer the question posed, how have faster cheaper processors harmed the consumer (not AMD the consumer)
quote: How exactly are consumers getting harmed, by any stretch of the imagination?
quote: You might try to justify their actions using any of your perferred logics, but dumping is dumping and it harms the market and the consumers in the long run.
quote: The EU also needs to stop treating these companies like some great source of additional tax revenue to tap into whenever the mood suits them.
quote: Too bad the EU doesn't understand the reason such laws exist. They should exist to protect competition and consumers, and when you look at the market situation, obviously consumers have not been harmed.
quote: The EU needs to understand that the purpose of anti-trust laws is NOT to protect individual competitors like AMD.
quote: If Intel broke anti-trust laws and consumers were harmed, then the EU should put in place a remedy. Anything else is poor governance.
quote: Btw. AMD has started a website for all anti-Intel news.http://breakfree.amd.com/en-us/default.aspxMaybe they should just focus on making their products better. After all, that's what got them this far...
quote: These companies are huge and others can't just pop up to fill the void.
quote: I know it's hard for liberals and Europeans to ponder the possibility, but the free market has it's eye on the situation.
quote: AMD should end their intel=monopoly campaign(and pull down the site) and concentrate on making good processors instead of unshamelessly blaming other for its own failures.
quote: cut retail prices to below the cost of production
quote: over charges that it participated in price slashing, where it cut retail prices to below the cost of production and is accused of offering substantial rebates in a head-on effort to bulldoze its lagging competitor, Advanced Micro Devices, out of the market.
quote: Side note, homestarrunner is the best.
quote: The high prices/margins attract Company C to enter the market, followed by Company D, Company E, and Company F. Company C doesn't do so well, but Company D and Company E does, and Company A is forced to cut prices again.
quote: That hasnt worked for operating systems, I dont see why it will work for CPUs.