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HP scores $176m win in CD-ROM drive price-fix case – after one biz emailed rival with 'Price Fixing' as the subject

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WTF?

So let me see if I've got this right.

HP get charged high(er) prices for their ODDs.

HP passes on these higher costs to the consumers via high(er) PC/laptop prices.

HP finds out it could have gotten the ODDs cheaper.

HP sues the ODD manufacturers.

HP pockets millions in dollars.

Consumers (who ended up paying the premium in the first place) get nothing.

Yep, that makes perfect sense.

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