Overseas Software Suppliers Still Ripping Us Off

For all the government inquiries into price gouging by overseas software companies, nothing has changed.

I wanted to upgrade Autodesk’s Sketchbook Pro today to the newly-announced Version 7. The US price was $45. When I tried to buy the downloaded upgrade, I was directed to the Australian page, where the price was $70, even though at current exchange rates it should be less than $48.50.

There’s no excuse for this. It’s out-and-out price gouging.

I forewent the upgrade.

UPDATE

I later upgraded at what […]

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