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AMD wants to sue Intel for anti-competitive behavior. AMD’s argument is that Intel has used its market leadership to exert unfair influence on customers to force AMD out of the market. Intel retorts that it is simply making better products.

To bring this dispute to trial, AMD needs to file certain papers with the courts. Due to the sensitive nature of the subject (internal Intel and OEM documents may reveal technical or strategic secrets), much of the paperwork has been blacked out (or “redacted”, if you want to use that smart lawyer vocabulary).

As a result, this wonderfully clear excerpt was made public

Indeed. That is clearly what the lawsuit is all about.
(Source: The Register)

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