I think the whole point of us doing this is to put a stop to their greed. ‘Just paying it to get it over and be done with it’ is exactly, as I understand it, what they want us all to do. They use bullying and threats of further financial costs and the withdrawal of privileges to scare people into compliance. This is their business model.
Yes, it’s only $80, but it’s not ‘the thing’ it’s ‘the principle of the thing’.
Consider that we [here] are collectively trying to ween the ‘authorities’ off their addiction, which happens to be an addiction to control and our money.