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From: John Woodgate
Subject: Re: best *personal* buys of the year 2002
Date: Wed, 1 Jan 2003 19:50:22 +0000
Organization: JMWA Electronics Consultancy
Reply-To: John Woodgate
NNTP-Posting-Date: Wed, 1 Jan 2003 21:47:39 +0000 (UTC)
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I read in sci.electronics.design that Joe Legris
wrote (in <3E1310A3.firstname.lastname@example.org>) about 'best *personal* buys
of the year 2002', on Wed, 1 Jan 2003:
>I believe that in the U.K. manufacturers are legally permitted to
>enforce pricing policy right down the supply chain.
No. Not even for books, which was the last thing to be emancipated, I
think. But the special arrangements (abbreviated to 'scams') for cars
are a Europe-wide disgrace
>Isn't price fixing
>between competitors also allowed?
No. Brussels takes a very dim view of that and levies huge fines.
Regards, John Woodgate, OOO - Own Opinions Only. http://www.jmwa.demon.co.uk
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