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Comment: Re:Complaining about proprietary software prices.. (Score 5, Insightful) 70

by Frogbert (#40118523) Attached to: Australian IT Price Hike Inquiry Kicks Off: Submissions Wanted

Is as useful as tits on a bull.

No It's not

Companies can charge whatever they damn well want for their software.

Sure, but they shouldn't be allowed to stop you importing it from another region.

Who is anybody to tell them different?

The Australian Government

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Criminal Charges Against Speed Trap Tweeter 253

Posted by Soulskill
from the flashing-your-lights-is-now-passe dept.
martinlp writes "A Twitter account named Pigspotter is making big news in South Africa. The traffic authorities in Johannesburg are taking legal action against Pigspotter, an individual who is tweeting up-to-the-minute information about speed traps in and around the city. He has recently stopped, stating that his Blackberry is going in for repairs, but it may be out of fear of getting prosecuted. The police claim he must be getting inside information and suspect that disgruntled traffic officers may be involved. There is also speculation that it is more than one individual that is tweeting."

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