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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 (2 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

Steve Wozniak brands price discrimination by Apple, others in Australia as “horrible”

Technology : The Next Web Blog (2 years ago)

As technology giants Apple, Microsoft, Adobe and many others come under fire from Australian consumers and also its government over price fixing in the country, Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has... Read Post

IT Pricing Inquiry Wants To Hear From You

Lifestyle / Productivity : Lifehacker Australia (2 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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