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gouging

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ACCAN: consumers gouged by SMS prices

Peak body ACCAN has found that consumers are being ripped off on SMS pricing and has called the ACCC to take action.

By February 23, 2014

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Want Angry Birds Star Wars on PS4 or Xbox One? Prepare to get gouged

Activision is charging AU$52.95 for Angry Birds Star Wars on the PlayStation 4 — and AU$69.95 on the Xbox 360 and Xbox One.

By November 25, 2013

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Green Man Gaming gives Aussie 'gouging' discount

Sick of so-called "price gouging" on video games? So is Green Man, and it's putting its money where its mouth is.

By January 17, 2013

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Adobe cuts prices in Australia following price-gouging probe

The company has slashed the cost of its Creative Cloud subscription in Australia to match the price charged in the United States.

By February 12, 2013

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Apple, Adobe, Microsoft subpoenaed to explain price gouging

Apple, Adobe and Microsoft have finally been held accountable for their reticence in the IT pricing inquiry, with the three companies summonsed to explain their pricing before a public hearing.

By February 10, 2013

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Price gouging inquiry drags its heels

A plan to subpoena recalcitrant global IT companies in the parliamentary IT pricing inquiry seems to have slowed right down.

By December 11, 2012

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Australian price gouging: is it what we think it is?

The Australia tax. We imagine it as some vast, groaning behemoth, barely able to move under the weight of its own corpulent avarice.

12 Images By July 2, 2012

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Gameloft issues My Little Pony 'fix'

Gameloft has responded to complaints of gouging in its mobile My Little Pony game.

By December 5, 2012

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Storm surge: Uber just doubled car service pricing in NYC

The car-service booking app is implementing Surge Pricing in the city, but some consider this to be price gouging. Fares could skyrocket even higher as more New Yorkers seek rides in the wake of Hurricane Sandy.

By November 1, 2012

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Beware Chevy Volt price gouging

Reports surface of dealers planning to charge large premiums in addition to GM's $41,000 price tag.

By August 5, 2010