FreeBSD CD's ? [OT]

Josef Karthauser joe at
Sun Jan 21 19:44:03 GMT 2001

On Sun, Jan 21, 2001 at 01:59:38PM +0000, Nik Clayton wrote:
> On Sat, Jan 20, 2001 at 01:43:14AM +0000, Adrian Wontroba wrote:
> > 
> > My experience is similar - FreeBSD subscription CDs have never attracted
> > duty and have enentually arrived.  Boxes of give-away CDs have attracted
> > lots of duty.  
> That sounds like a misunderstanding somewhere along the line.  They're
> supposed to be labelled "No commercial value" or similar, to avoid
> exactly this.

No - I've had exactly the same problem when Jordan sent me over a couple
of crates of 3.3.  Although the invoice was marked null, the still tried
to extract a couple of hundred pounds from me.  I complained and managed
to pursuade them to drop the charges.


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