Adobe CEO Refuses to Provide Justification for Australian Pricing [Video]

Posted February 14, 2013 at 5:48pm by iClarified | Please help us and submit a translation by clicking here | 4962 views

Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen refuses to answer a question about why his company is price gouging Australian customers.

In a press conference in Sydney today, Adobe chief executive Shantanu Narayen refused to answer questions about how the company can justify charging Australians up to $1,400 more for its traditional software than US residents, instead pushing his view that Adobe's Creative Cloud software, which is broadly harmonised with US pricing, is the future for customers.

Recently, Adobe, Microsoft, and Apple were summoned to appear before a hearing to justify their charging higher prices to Australian consumers.

Take a look at the video below by delimiterau.

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Ridgewalker - February 16, 2013 at 10:13pm
Isn't it obvious what adobe is trying to say?? F U AUSTRALIANS U DUMBSHITS. we're more expensive and u still gonna pay. Here boy. Fetch dingo. Good boy. I wouldn't give a castle main 4xxxx...
Nicko - February 18, 2013 at 2:16pm
The point is most wont pay it and apparently according Adobe many wont need to. your arguments only proof is rascism. evidence dumb shits". Actually when we I come over to the states next week I'm going to pick up my copy of the suite and put a 4xxxx in yo mamma's
Nicko - February 16, 2013 at 11:34am
After watching that vid, in summary that spokesman is simply saying that their most profitable way (for both customer and Adobe) to deliver a solution is over cloud solutions.
Nicko - February 16, 2013 at 11:43am
...it's clear that they like too many companies in Australia over charge customers in both residential and B2B sectors. It's always been that way and that is why trade between us Australians and the Asian tigers is important- because of cost of goods sold. This guy is skirting the issue because he knows its unfair pricing. Why he won't simply admit is because it would hurt their brand of course. The fact is companies with great product can do this. Cloud solutions may solve a lot of the intangible products but as for rubber dog shit(?), that's always gonna be cheaper mile for mile, outta Hong Kong! ;)
Kr00 - February 15, 2013 at 11:44am
And the fu©king idiots wonder why people pirate software. ^^ This.
Nitro Methane Junkie - February 15, 2013 at 12:19pm
Isn't that true!
kuropankeu - February 15, 2013 at 4:03am
I do not know why and how but he-reminds me of Sarah Palin. Detached from reality, Absolutely oblivious of where he is and what question he was asked. forgive. just an observation.
Eric - February 15, 2013 at 3:37am
It would be cheaper for a fuckin' Aussie to just off himself. Much better for the rest of the fuckin' world, too!
Ken - February 15, 2013 at 3:39am
You seemed to be confused with your country.
Nitro Methane Junkie - February 15, 2013 at 12:18pm
What's so wrong with Australians?
Kr00 - February 15, 2013 at 12:22pm
The only one who should be "offing" themselves, is you. Oxygen thief.
Nicko - February 16, 2013 at 11:49am
Don't worry bout him he's just sore that an Aussie (me) gave his mum and girlfriend an angry dragon last night! Mwahahaha
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