Intel Auto-Delete System Under Fire In Antitrust Suit

Law360, New York (January 2, 2008, 12:00 AM EST) -- Plaintiffs in an antitrust suit against Intel Corp. have moved for an order forcing Intel to reveal whether an “auto-delete” function that rids e-mails from the company's computer system was ever disabled.

The controversial purging system is at the center of a heated battle between Intel and rival chip-maker Advanced Micro Devices Inc. that has stalled the litigation in discovery since Intel admitted last March that it had lost 21 months' of potentially relevant correspondence.

In a letter filed Friday to the U.S. District Court for...
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