Intel named in fresh antitrust suit

Multivideo files action

Updated, again More details have emerged about Multivideo's antitrust suit, first revealed here three days ago. The legal action was filed on the 28th of May, and alleges that Intel attempted to stop implementors of the Universal Serial Bus (USB) from accepting Multivideo's interconnect product as a standard. Multivideo also alleges that Intel bullied distributors not to use its product. Multivideo Labs, based in Princeton, NJ, is involved in the video display and USB businesses. It filed the action on the 28th of May. An Intel representative said: "After a preliminary review of the case, we believe it is without merit and we will defend it vigorously." This, of course, is from the Intel Book of Quotes when asked about legal cases. Meanwhile, Intel has registered a fresh domain name: FABITAT.COM. Shades of Conran's Habitat? ®

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