Originally Posted by Reuters
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - U.S. chipmaker Intel Corp.(INTC.O: Quote
), computer makers and distributors were raided by European Commission and local officials on Tuesday as part of an ongoing investigation into possible antitrust violations, a spokesman for the European Union executive said.
"DG Competition officials, accompanied by officials from national competition authorities are conducting inspections of several premises of Intel Corp. in Europe as well as a number of IT firms manufacturing or selling computers," spokesman Jonathan Todd said.
"The investigations are being carried out within the framework of an ongoing competition case," he added.
In March the Commission said it was investigating Intel in cooperation with the Japanese authorities.
hmm... so AMD' s anti trust allegations are causing intel aquite a bit of bother(even if the eventuall prove to be unfounded)