quote: just because intel broke the law.
quote: I don't see why the government deserves money just because intel broke the law. 100% of the "profits" of this suit (minus the legal fees and such) should be immediately pumped back into the industry to intel's competators.
quote: Otherwise they are just taking an industry that has become solely reliant on a single supplier and crippled that supplier. So everybody loses.
quote: Crippling Intel would do just that.. open up the doors..
quote: Under the more anti-business Obama administration the investigation has pushed ahead aggressively and now looks to place new fines or restrictions on the chipmaker.
quote: I am a Business Finance major in College
quote: In economics, a monopoly (from Greek monos / µ???? (alone or single) + polein / p??e?? (to sell)) exists when a specific individual or an enterprise has sufficient control over a particular product or service to determine significantly the terms on which other individuals shall have access to it
quote: Monopolies are thus characterized by a lack of economic competition for the good or service that they provide and a lack of viable substitute goods.
quote: You really don't understand what I am arguing against do you?
quote: Doesn't mean they wouldn't if you have the right amount of money.... everything has a price.
quote: Also, I want to point out, Intel might hold a monopoly in the higher end desktop chips, but not in the enterprise space.