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Tuesday, August 3, 2010

FTC Chairman to Detail Terms of Intel Corp. Settlement Order

Posted by D. Daniel Sokol

The FTC press release reports:

Federal Trade Commission Chairman Jon Leibowitz will be joined by Bureau of Competition Director Richard Feinstein at FTC Headquarters on Wednesday, August 4, 2010, at 10:00 a.m. ET to detail the terms of the Commission’s order settling charges that Intel Corporation used anticompetitive tactics that stifled innovation and harmed consumers in the market for computer microprocessors, graphics processing units, and chipsets. The FTC’s complaint, filed in December 2009, charged Intel with waging a systematic campaign to shut out rivals’ competing microchips by cutting off their access to the marketplace, and harming consumers.

WHO: Jon Leibowitz, Chairman,
Federal Trade Commission

Richard Feinstein, Director,
FTC Bureau of Competition

Other FTC Commissioners
WHEN: August 4, 2010, 10:00 a.m. ET

For reporters who cannot attend the press conference call-in lines will be available.  The press conference will also be webcast.

Dial-in: 1-866-363-9013
Conference ID: 92191860
Chairperson: Bruce Jennings

Call-in lines are for the media only.
WHERE: FTC Headquarters,
Room 432
PRESS CONTACT: Peter Kaplan,
Office of Public Affairs
202-326-2334

Mitchell J. Katz,
Office of Public Affairs
202-326-2161

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