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CHOICE Study Highlights The Extent Of The Australia Tech Tax

It’s not news that Australians often get rorted with inexplicably high prices for technology products. The government inquiry into those price differences has just finished accepting submissions, and consumer watchdog CHOICE has published its submission, which highlights how extreme the differences are.
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Apple’s Margins Make Justifying The Australia Tax Even More Difficult

Lifestyle / Productivity : Lifehacker Australia (3 years ago)

The government inquiry into the price of tech products in Australia began public hearings today in Sydney. One argument we’re bound to hear from vendors trying to justify the ‘Australia tax‘ is that local taxes and expenses force hi... Read Post

Australian iTunes Pricing Is A Rort, But Not The Biggest Rort

Lifestyle / Productivity : Lifehacker Australia (4 years ago)

Price differences that exist purely because we live in Australia suck, and the iTunes Store has some of the most prominent examples. MacStories has analysed the relative prices for iTunes songs and apps in different markets, and fou... Read Post

IT Pricing Inquiry Wants To Hear From You

Lifestyle / Productivity : Lifehacker Australia (3 years ago)

The much-discussed inquiry into price gouging for tech goods in Australia is accepting submissions from the public from today. Consumers can make their feelings known until July 6, although as Alex at Gizmodo points out, the bigger ... Read Post

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