[LINK] Local ISPs confront content regulation codes
Tue, 19 Mar 2002 14:39:12 +1100
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On Tuesday, 19 Mar 2002 at 11:12, Geoff Airo-Farulla <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
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> "Collusion" per se isn't illegal under the Trade Practices Act.
Section 45, 46, 47 for starters provide against
collusion other than price fixing.
> Colluding to fix prices is. The essence of price fixing is agreeing not
> to charge <b>less</b> that a certain amount. The reason that's illegal is
> because it prevents price competition. Agreeing not to charge <b>more</b>
> than cost isn't price fixing, and doesn't prevent price competition, for
section 45A makes clear price fixing DOES include
agreeing to not charge more than a given price.
IIRC the charge was made by Compass that Ansett and Qantas agreed not to
charge more than some agreed rate on some routes.