FTC Finds Rambus Unlawfully Obtained Monopoly Power
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| In an opinion by Commissioner Pamela Jones Harbour, the Commission
| found that, through a course of deceptive conduct, Rambus was able to
| distort a critical standard-setting process and engage in an
| anticompetitive "hold up" of the computer memory industry.
| In June 2002, the FTC charged Rambus with violating federal antitrust
| laws by deliberately engaging in a pattern of anticompetitive acts to
| deceive an industry-wide standard-setting organization, which
| caused or threatened to cause substantial harm to competition
| and consumers...