Intel settles antitrust lawsuit with New York attorney general, pays hardly anything

Feb 10, 2012 // No Comment // Categories: Computers, Tech // Tags: , , , , , , , .

Intel’s three-year tussle with the state of New York finally came to an end yesterday, with a settlement of relatively harmless proportion. Under the arrangement, Intel will have to shell out a mere $6.5 million to resolve a 2009 antitrust lawsuit filed by then-attorney general Andrew Cuomo. Cuomo, who has since ascended to the seat of governor, had accused the chipmaker of intimidating PC manufacturers and handing out billion-dollar kickbacks, as part of what he called a “systematic worldwide campaign” to assert its market dominance. The case has since been helmed by Cuomo’s successor, current attorney general Eric Schneiderman, but its sails lost a lot of wind when U.S.

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