Chipmaker Intel has
been charged with violating South Korean antitrust laws, the company and
regulators have confirmed.
After a two year investigation, the Korean Fair Trade Commission has recommended that Intel is charged.No one is providing any details, yesterday it seemed that Intel had escaped with nothing more than a warning.
According to Associated Press, South Korean regulators are now deliberating about possible penalties against Intel.Chuck Mulloy, legal affairs spokesman for Intel in Santa Clara, confirmed that the company received a preliminary set of charges.
Intel has the right to respond to the findings, request a hearing and, if it remains unsatisfied, take the issue to court in South Korea, he said.