[clug] Time to contact the ACCC
daz111 at rsphysse.anu.edu.au
Thu Aug 21 12:24:34 EST 2003
On Wed, 2003-08-20 at 23:35, Rasjid Wilcox wrote:
> On Wednesday 20 August 2003 14:30, Darren Freeman wrote:
> > On Tue, 2003-08-19 at 12:12, James McNeill wrote:
> > > As frustrating as it is, i can see very little that we can do directly
> > > aginst SCO. I doubt very much that the australian market holds any sort
> > > of sway with the SCO administration.
> > it's not an issue of stopping SCO. it's an issue of stopping them
> > *here*. others will feel more confident if whole nations begin rejecting
> > them.
> Also, Open Source Victoria has lodged a complain against SCO with the ACCC.
> (http://www.osv.org.au/index.cgi?tid=74) I rang the ACCC with respect the
> SCO complaint, and the indication was that it might be worth sending
> something in to the ACCC if I had something in writing (including email) from
> SCO with which I had a specific complaint. I emailed SCO on their Australian
> contact address, but have heard nothing back. I keep thinking I should call
> them - but then a tape recorder may be useful.
***CAREFUL*** tape recording phone conversations is probably illegal
here, unless you get their consent like when you call a bank and they
ask you if they can record it.
If you can record them giving consent, then you're in business.
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