After the Australian government issued legal notices to Adobe, Apple and Microsoft yesterday to quiz them over gouging Australians, one of the major vendors in question has chosen to surrender. According to a statement, Adobe will drop prices in Australia after years of gouging.
Adobe today issued a statement saying that it would reduce the annual subscription cost of Adobe Creative Cloud to $49.99 per month.
That's great news, but it's not a complete victory. A report in the AFR says that Adobe will still charge exponentially higher prices to Australians for full software versions of Photoshop, Creative Suite and Premiere sold through physical retailers.