[LINK] (fwd) Reuters:
EU Fines Nintendo, Distributors
Wed, 30 Oct 2002 23:44:46 +1100
BRUSSELS (Reuters) - European Union competition authorities fined
video game maker Nintendo and its distributors 167.8 million euros
anti-competitive practices during the 1990s.
The fine on Nintendo alone was $146,586,200 "to reflect its size in
concerned," the European Commission said in a statement.
"The European Commission has imposed a total fine of 167.8 million
($165,081,640) on Japanese video games maker Nintendo and seven of
distributors in Europe for colluding to prevent exports to
low-priced countries," the statement said.