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The European Union is objecting to Western Digital's proposed purchase of Hitachi GST on antitrust grounds. The European Commission has issued a formal Statement of Objections. A Western Digital SEC filing said: The Statement of Objections sets out the European Commission's preliminary assessment regarding the combination of …


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WD vs Hitachi

In 15 years of Hitachi hard drives, I have never ever had one fail. Never.

In the past five years I have had two WD hard drives fail.

Competition? Of course this merger would be bad for consumers. But the U.S. regulators will just roll over and allow it.

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