[BBC-Micro] Atoms are getting expensive

Chris Johns chris at lessthan3.org.uk
Sat Jan 30 18:55:18 GMT 2010

On Sat, 30 Jan 2010, Phill Harvey-Smith wrote:

> Well, it's unfortunatly the way the law is written, if they sell (or
> even give) you electrical equipment, then they count as a supplier and
> are responsible for making sure that it is safe at the point of sale,
> which means they'd have to get it tested (which of course costs). I
> believe that this is also the reason that charity shops will no longer
> accept electrical/electronic goods.

This is a law by the same government who keeps telling us to 'reuse and 
recycle' more. Of course; there's money to be made in testing things; or 
'safely' disposing of them.
  Chris Johns <chris at lessthan3.org.uk>

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