I think the ethical and probably acceptable option would for Apple Ireland to "sell" products to Apple Australia at prices to result in a reasonable (re-sale) profit for Apple Australia...that way, Apple Australia would pay more in corporate taxes to Australian gov't. As it is now, I believe Apple Ireland sells products to Apple Australia at an inflated price?
Let me get this straight:Australia has "cleverly written" laws that find parties "guilty of the crime" even if it is shown that they "acted within the law". Unless Australia has access to three pre-cogs hooked up in a pool somewhere I have a hard time believing in your interpretation of Australian law. :-)
Still...2 different situations entirely.#1: I'm found dead off the side of a cliff. My wife (spotted at the scene of the crime) had divorce papers based on me cheating not to mention my multi-million dollar life insurance policy.#2: I'm found dead off the side of a cliff. My mom (spotted at the scene of the crime) was there to meet me for lunch. Clearly, in the eyes of a judge/jury...2 very different situations...even IF both may have been an "accident". Edit: I do get...
You know, I cry for you every time I read your posts... like I did every time Hachi the dog returned to the train station waiting for his master. But after the 4th or 5th time, I just had to turn the movie off...too pathetic. really.
Actually, most believers of the Bible calculate the age of the Earth to be 6,000 x 1,000 x 365 (extracted from wording that a thousand years is one day...I'm not even sure what the basis is on a "year" or a "day"). You have to admit though that every single theory on the creation of earth and animals is an incredible, almost mythical story. And buying into any one of them requires a tremendous amount of FAITH.