Different Prices for iTunes Based on User Country
Thinking about breaking down and purchasing a few songs via iTunes. However, haven’t done it yet as with current conversion rates, the price for the same song via the UK store is more expensive than via the US store.
Specially, the UK version is .79pence which is about $1.39. This seems most unfair since its the same damn song. So for now I’m at a standstill. Trying to figure someway around. I refuse to pay more just because I’m in the UK.
I have tired to just use the US version with my US credit card but it keeps directing me back to the UK version because I have a UK billing address. This is just so unfair. I mean really, why should we pay more? Its the same company, same platform, same servers probably — just a different figging country.
Update: Just noticed that users via the French and German sites also pay a different rate from the US and UK. What the f@ck? Can anyout out there explain to me why this makes sense? I’m at a loss!