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From toothbrushes to coffee makers to computers: Europe fines Asus, Pioneer, Philips for rigging prices of kit

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Re: ?WTF?

> If a reseller is selling at a lower price, that is surely coming from the resellers cut, not from the manufacturers. So why should the manufacturer care?

It's easy to spring up a box-shifter company overnight on the web, sell until the market is saturated and profits collapse, then fuck off. By then, any reputable supplier online has gone out of business and the manufacturer no longer has any sales outlets online, let alone reputable ones.

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