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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

d3vy

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

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

Possibly, but the price they can charge for their kit will be dictated by the market so it possible that this actually meant that they were forced to sell their PCs with a lower markup than their competitors who were not being gouged on the cost parts.

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