Australian technology price 'rip-offs' to be examined by Productivity Commission

Posted in: Government & Policy at 22/09/2011 14:54

Technology companies are under pressure to reduce the yawning gaps in prices between Australia and the US, as the government has asked treasury officials and the Productivity Commission to investigate the issue.

Price discrimination around gadgets, software and media is increasingly catching the ire of politicians, businesses and consumers as the Australian dollar has been valued above the US dollar for some time yet prices haven't dropped to reflect this.
www.theage.com.au/digital-life/digital-life-news/aussie-tech-price-ripoffs-go-under-the-microscope-20110922-1km3r.html
www.smh.com.au/digital-life/digital-life-news/aussie-tech-price-ripoffs-go-under-the-microscope-20110922-1km3r.html

Read more now


Registrar Solutions