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Re: Flash

By Deirdre Straughan, class of 81 | "Deirdre Straughan, class of 81" <lists@...> | deirdrebs2002
August 25, 2004 | Post #927 | Topic #906

> Anyway, buying from US online stores is sadly not an option. I haven't met > one yet that wouldn't accept my VISA card, but that's not the problem. > When I make a purchase from a US store I have to pay all sorts of nice > things in addition to the price and the freight. For example our nice and > handy 25% sales tax and a customs fee. Effectively this makes ordering > anything from the US too expensive (which is the whole purpose of customs > fees). Even if you order download only? If nothing is shipped to you, how will customs know about it? (I live in Italy - I have the same problems.)