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Monday, March 01, 2010
Duane's World - Interview with David RR Webber
Musical guest Matt MacKenzie lays down some 1980's flavour house groove with a great backbeat and ambiance. Code and Tunes gets into how to set up LiveCycle ES for Java Developers plus some tips on how the OASIS EML might be implemented using Adobe LiveCycle ES2 and PDF.
Vancouver City Centre Florists use Deception business practice
The price clearly says $84.99. When I clicked through I was presented with a form that also said my card would be billed for $84.99, this of course being the advertised price. I completed the transaction. The receipt sent to me did not indicate otherwise and simply said thank you order received:
Since the last price they showed me was the $84.99, I thought all was good. The flowers got delivered. But wait!! When I got my credit card statement, I was billed $182.49. See below:
(3) Without limiting subsection (1), one or more of the following constitutes a deceptive act or practice:
(c) a representation by a supplier about the total price of goods or services if
(i) a person could reasonably conclude that a price benefit or advantage exists but it does not,
(ii) the price of a unit or instalment is given in the representation, and the total price of the goods or services is not given at least the same prominence, or
(iii) the supplier's estimate of the price is materially less than the price subsequently determined or demanded by the supplier unless the consumer has expressly consented to the higher price before the goods or services are supplied;"