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Martin Zam martinzam at
Fri Feb 16 22:05:03 UTC 2001

--- Brian Behlendorf <brian at> wrote:
when a group of entities get together and decide to "sell" a
> thing at a cost substantially lower than the cost of production, *with the
> intent to affect other parties who can not make a similar unreturned
> investment*, then that is usually called "price fixing", a category of
> antitrust.  

I believe the term dumping applies here as well.  RAM pricing from Asia was
the focus of an enormous amount of government attention, not that long ago,
when U.S. firms were allegedly forced from the market.

- Martin Zam

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