Optical Disk Purchasers File New Antitrust Complaints

Law360, New York (August 27, 2010, 4:36 PM EDT) -- The direct and indirect purchasers in the optical disk drive antitrust multidistrict litigation have filed new consolidated complaints accusing Sony Corp. and others of colluding to fix prices and allocate the market for their products.

The indirect purchasers filed an amended complaint and the direct purchasers filed their first consolidated complaint in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California on Thursday.

An optical disk drive uses laser light or electromagnetic wavelength to read or write data to or from an optical disc such...
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