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Subject: Re: [oiic-formation-discuss] Level of detail needed in a TC Charter
marbux <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > >Under antitrust law, the "audience" is the range of >consumers whose needs will be fulfilled by the market >created by the standard to be developed.... >If we don't have that as an agreed goal, the >criminal penalty exposure is up to 10 years in federal >prison and/or a $1 million fine per participant. >The civil liability exposure is treble the damages >of all co-conspirators' acts, with each >co-conspirator liable for the entire amount individually. I'm just an interested lurker, and I'm not a lawyer, but this sounds like FUD to me.