Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 22nd Mar 2013 09:56 UTC
In the News If you don't live in the US, this is a pretty common source of irritation: US companies charging crazy markups on products sold in Europe, Asia, Australia, South America, and the rest of the world. The Australian government has had enough of this practice, and started an inquiry into the matter. Yesterday (or today? Timezones confuse me) Apple, Microsoft, and Adobe had to answer questions in a public hearing.
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NOt only US companies
by Luis on Fri 22nd Mar 2013 11:58 UTC
Luis
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2006-04-28

To be fair, it's not just US companies doing this. For example compare the prices of cameras from Japanese companies (made in Japan or some other Asian country) in Europe and the USA. For example:

Panasonic Lumix LX7 can be had for $US300 (about 230 eur) while in Europe it's hard to find it for less than 320 eur + VAT.

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