AMAZON, den of thieves and a-holes

AMAZON, den of thieves and a-holes

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The Washington Post Accused Conservatives of Russian Disinformation, Its Boss Was Spreading Chinese Disinformation,” by Daniel Greenfield, January 13, 2022

Why Walgreens is in Trouble in San Francisco and is Closing Some Stores: It’s Not Shoplifting, that’s an Artful Distraction from the Real Reasons,” by Wolf Richter, October 23, 2021

Ben Dugan Works for CVS. His Job Is Battling a $45 Billion Crime Spree,” WSJ, September 1, 2021

Amazon’s Weak Attempts To Correct Dangerous Labor Conditions Shows Its Dedication To Exploiting Blue-Collar Workers,” March 29, 2021

Amazon’s swampy lobbying for $15 minimum wage proves the little guy really loses,” February 6, 2021

Amazon kept $62 million in tips intended for drivers, FTC says,” February 2, 2021

PopSockets CEO calls out Amazon’s ‘bullying with a smile’ tactics,” Jan. 17, 2020

You Might Be Buying Trash on Amazon — Literally,” Dec. 18, 2019

Uploaded Ring footage reportedly provides location to the square inch,” ArsTechnica, December 10, 2019

Hey, Bezos: Check Your Privilege, Sith Lord,” by Mytheos Holt, American Spectator, November 29, 2019

Amazon Probed by U.S. Antitrust Officials Over Marketplace,” by Spencer Soper and Ben Brody, Bloomberg, September 11, 2019

Amazon Has Ceded Control of Its Site. The Result: Thousands of Banned, Unsafe or Mislabeled Products,” by Alexandra Berzon, Shane Shifflett and Justin Scheck, WSJ, August 23, 2019

Amazon ‘Brushing’ Scam Indicates a Serious Problem for Victims,” BBB, August 16, 2019

Why Amazon pays warehouse employees to tweet about their jobs: It’s part of the e-commerce giant’s ongoing public relations campaign to quash unions and rewrite the narrative around its workforce.” By Rani Molla, ReCode, August 8, 2019

Amazon Is Coaching Cops on How to Obtain Surveillance Footage Without a Warrant,” by Caroline Haskins, Vice, August 5, 2019

Amazon Squeezes Sellers That Offer Better Prices on Walmart,” by Spencer Soper, Bloomberg, August 5, 2019

Amazon drivers part of $10 million theft ring, FBI says“, NBC News, August 1, 2019

Amazon Told Police It Has Partnered With 200 Law Enforcement Agencies,” by Caroline Haskins, Vice, July 29, 2019

Cord-cutters beware: Amazon’s TV antenna listings are rife with dubious claims,” by Jared Newman, TechHive, July 22, 2019

I Worked at an Amazon Fulfillment Center; They Treat Workers Like Robots,” by Emily Guendelsberger, TIME, July 18, 2019

Why Is Amazon Blocking Reviews Of The No. 1 Best-Selling ‘Justice On Trial?’” by Sean Davis, The Federalist, July 11, 2019

Road-tripping with the Amazon nomads: To stock Amazon’s shelves, merchants travel the backroads of America in search of rare soap and coveted toys,” by Josh Dzieza, The Verge, July 10, 2019

College student was late returning a textbook to Amazon, so the company took $3,800 from her dad,” by William Bender, The Philadelphia Inquirer, July 9, 2019

Amazon can be held liable for third-party seller products: U.S. appeals court,” by Brendan Pierson, Reuters, July 3, 2019

Amazon Is Watching: The Internet giant is wiring homes, neighborhoods, and cities with cameras and microphones, and powering the nation’s intelligence services. Are we sure we can trust it?” by Will Oremus, Medium, June 27, 2019

I Was Called A KKK Member For Asking Amazon To Support Ideological Diversity,” by Justin Danhof, June 24, 2019

Amazon Is Poised to Unleash a Long-Feared Purge of Small Suppliers,” by Spencer Soper, Bloomberg, May 28, 2019

Why Some Merchants Are Avoiding Amazon,” by Kiri Masters, Forbes, May 22, 2019

Amazon hit by extensive fraud with hackers siphoning merchant funds,” by Bloomberg, The Mercury News, May 8, 2019

Amazon accused of using Echo Dot Kids to illegally collect data on children,” by Craig Timberg, The Washington Post, May 8, 2019

When Your Amazon Purchase Explodes,” by Alana Semuels, The Atlantic, April 30, 2019

5-star phonies: Inside the fake Amazon review complex,” by Zachary Crockett, The Hustle, April 13, 2019

Don’t Just ‘Buy Now’! When Shopping on Amazon, You Need to Pay Attention,” by Katherine Bindley, The Wall Street Journal, March 26, 2019

What is Amazon?,” by Zack Kanter, March 13, 2019

Amazon Lobbied More Government Entities Than Any Other Public U.S. Company Last Year,” by Renae Reints, Fortune, March 13, 2019

Where does a tip to an Amazon driver go? In some cases, toward the driver’s base pay,” by Johana Bhuiyan, LA Times, Feb. 7, 2019

Amazon has finally admitted to investors that it has a counterfeit problem,” by Marc Bain, Quartz, February 5, 2019

How to Lose Tens of Thousands of Dollars on Amazon,” by Alana Semuels, The Atlantic, Jan. 2, 2019

Is It Really Five Stars? How to Spot Fake Amazon Reviews,” by Joanna Stern, WSJ, Dec. 20, 2018

Amazon Prime is getting worse, and it’s making me question the nature of reality,” by Mark Wilson, FastCompany, Dec. 19, 2018

Prime and Punishment: Dirty Dealing in the $175 Billion Amazon Marketplace,” by Josh Dzieza, The Verge, Dec. 19, 2018

Amazon Announces 2019 Fee Changes for Sellers,” by Ina Steiner, eCommerce Bytes, December 19, 2018

VIDEO: “How Scammers in China Manipulate Amazon,” by Jon Emont, WSJ, December 17, 2018

Amazon Targets Unprofitable Items, With a Sharper Focus on the Bottom Line,” by By Laura Stevens, Sharon Terlep and Annie Gasparro, WSJ, December 16, 2018

Amazon ran a sting to root out counterfeit textbooks, but some small sellers say they were unfairly targeted,” by Ari Levy, CNBC, December 13, 2018

An Amazon revolt could be brewing as the tech giant exerts more control over brands,” by Jason Del Rey, ReCode, November 29, 2018

New Parents Complain Amazon Baby-Registry Ads Are Deceptive,” by By Rolfe Winkler and Laura Stevens, WSJ, Nov. 28, 2018

The Caesar Of The Amazon Jungle,” by Rod Dreher, TAC, November 15, 2018

Amazon’s Golden Fleecing,” by The WSJ Editorial Board, Nov. 14, 2018

Amazon’s Great HQ2 Swindle,” by Daniel Kishi, TAC, November 13, 2018

Amazon’s HQ2 was a con, not a contest,” by Eric Johnson, ReCode, November 9, 2018

Amazon’s own published books are quietly taking over the site,” by Thu-Huong Ha, Quartz, October 26, 2018

Amazon Investigates Employees Leaking Data for Bribes – Employees, through intermediaries, are offering internal data to help merchants increase their sales on the website, WSJ, September 16, 2018

Amazon is investigating claims that employees deleted reviews and sold sales data to sellers, by Andrew Liptak, The Verge, September 16, 2018

Markets in everything, Marginal Revolution, September 17, 2018

Amazon’s Antitrust Antagonist Has a Breakthrough Idea,” by David Streitfeld, NYT, September 7, 2018

Amazon wants a key to your house. I did it. I regretted it. – Duluth News, Dec. 17, 2017

Amazon demonetizes conservative website (us), Legal Insurrection, May 23, 2018

IBPA’s Fall 2017 Update on the Amazon Buy Button Policy ChangeIBPA, Oct. 5, 2017

How Sellers Trick Amazon to Boost Sales, WSJ July 28, 2018 (On MorningStar)

On Amazon, Fake Products Plague Smaller Brands, WSJ, July 19, 2018

To cash in on Kindle Unlimited, a cabal of authors gamed Amazon’s algorithm, July 16, 2018, The Verge

Just How Bad Is the Fake Reviews Issue on Amazon? Here’s an In Depth Example, reddit, June 2018

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Amazon Says More Than a Million U.S. Small Businesses Sell on Its Site, WSJ, May 3, 2018

Update On My Stolen Book (and Job) on Amazon, ExtremeTech, April 25, 2018

Why All My Books Are Now Free (aka A Lesson in Amazon Scams and Money Laundering), Meb Faber Research, April 18, 2018

Someone Stole My Entire Book (and My Job) and Is Selling It On Amazon, ExtremeTech, April 13, 2018

The Book Thief, Amazon Edition, WSJ, Feb 26, 2018

How an Amazon Self-Published Book May Be the Latest Money Laundering Scam, Fortune, Feb 23, 2018

Amazon warning: Beware of deliveries you didn’t order, Clark Howard, Feb 23, 2018

Going Off-Topic – Amazon made me a victim of tax fraud & potential money laundering and I want answers!, CTRMCenter, Feb. 23, 2018

Money Laundering Via Author Impersonation on Amazon? Brian Krebs, Feb. 20, 2018

Why Amazon Is Raising Third Party Seller Fees for Apparel & Select Categories,” by Tara Johnson, CPCStrategy, January 23, 2018

Amazon tries to snuff out a bunch of Kindle publishing scams, CNet, Sept. 7, 2017

Amazon Scams On The Rise As Fraudulent Sellers Run Amok And Profit Big, Forbes, Jan. 2, 2017

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