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title: Big tech doesn't mean good software
place: Ghent
title: Big Tech Doesn't Mean Good Software
date: 2020-01-18 12:25 +0100
place: Ghent
category: opinions
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One of the hassles of moving abroad, is that you need to change the country of
some of your digital accounts. As a user, you expect this process to be


@@ 50,8 53,8 @@ I tried switching country in the Google Play store with no luck. On my phone
there was no option at all to do it. I went to my Google account on the browser
and there I was able to add a new address in Belgium. I added a belgian carrier
as a payment method. Still no option to switch the country. I also added a
debit card but instead of getting further this seems to have triggered a an
alert in the system which blocked my Belgian payment profile.  The only way to
debit card but instead of getting further this seems to have triggered an alert
in the system which blocked my Belgian payment profile.  The only way to
unblock you ask? Sending a copy of a government issued ID. All I was able to
find on their documentation is that they use this ID to validate my date of
birth but I've been their customer for quite some time so by now they should