E.U. defends its Intel position

Intel logoThe European Union, which in May fined Intel $1.45 billion for strong-arm sales tactics, has released e-mails showing how Intel pressured chip buyers.  School of Law Professor Keith Hylton, an antitrust law expert, says the unusual move going to the media to make their case is questionable.

The E.C.’s decision to take its case to the newspapers raises questions about the proper ethical constraints that should be placed on a prosecuting authority.

Contact Keith Hylton, 617-353-8959, knhylton@bu.edu

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