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,
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.
Call-in lines are for the media only.
|PRESS CONTACT:||Peter Kaplan,
Office of Public Affairs
Mitchell J. Katz,