DOJ Targets IBM With Antitrust Investigation

Law360, New York (October 8, 2009, 2:03 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Justice has launched a probe to investigate claims that IBM Corp. has used its dominant position in the mainframe hardware and associated operating system market to leverage out would-be competitors, according to an industry trade association.

The Computer & Communications Industry Association, which was founded 30 years ago partly in reaction to IBM's control over both software and hardware market streams, submitted a white paper to the DOJ last month and has recently been informed that member companies have received summonses from...
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