The price gouging time waster

The government may be keen to start its inquiry to 'name and shame' the tech heavyweights overcharging Australian consumers and businesses but it won't be asking the right questions.

I guess I should be delighted to hear that the Australian Parliament is going to start examining the reasons why Australian businesses and consumers are paying huge mark ups on on technology products compared to US customers. But I’m not. 

See, I don’t really care whether my apps, my songs, my video games, and my ebooks carry a steep premium here in Australia. Apple, Microsoft and all the others can charge whatever they want.

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