Sharp fined for DS screen price-fixing

Friday, 19 December 2008 07:39 GMT By Patrick Garratt


According to this Edge report, Sharp’s been fined 261.07 million yen ($3 million) for suspected price-fixing of the LCD displays used in DS Lite.

The Japan Fair Trade Commission accused Sharp of violating the country’s Antimonopoly Act by colluding with Hitachi to control the price of the screens.

The fine’s due by March 19.

More detail through there.