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Tech biz bosses tell El Reg a Brexit will lead to a UK Techxit

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@Blank-Reg: That is the same argument...

...we heard when it came to taking lead out of petrol - having lower standards would make us more competitive. But the real world doesn't work like that. Just like subsidies or tariffs, anything that feather-beds your own industry tends to make it lazy and complacent, and generates resentment and demands for action against 'unfair competition' from voters in the countries you export to.

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