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Amazon UK pulls Scientology exposé for 'legal reasons'

Amazon UK has barred the sale of a new Scientology exposé penned by a former member of the church's "elite paramilitary group." The British incarnation of the world's most popular etailer is no longer offering The Complex: An Insider Exposes the Covert World of the Church of Scientology, a 318-page tome from John Duignan, who …
Cade Metz, 11 Nov 2008
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eBay changes anger smaller sellers

Online tat bazaar eBay is changing how it charges to encourage more fixed price sales instead of auctions. Changes to the fee structure announced yesterday seem to make "Buy it Now" offers more attractive, at least to sellers of higher value items. Smaller sellers seem alienated by the changes. eBay wants to make itself an …
John Oates, 21 Aug 2008 runs on a Commodore 64

Online retailing can be a rough sport. The competition is rabid, customer loyalty is fickle, and IT expenses can go through the roof. That's why The Register can appreciate an e-tailer with a unique business model. A hawk-eyed El Reg reader points out that UK online retailer appears to be cutting costs by running …
Austin Modine, 7 Jul 2007
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Amazon flows into digital music sales

Online retailer Amazon looks set to take on Apple in the downloadable music market, with plans to launch its own iTunes rival. Reports claim Amazon is being tempted into the digital music market by EMI's agreement to sell tracks free from digital rights management (DRM) restrictions. The retailer is believed to be interested in …
Ciara O'Brien, 26 Apr 2007

Ebuyer caught pinching content from rival site

Online retailer Ebuyer has been caught copying content from a rival website. We were sent several pages which contained identical words and images as the same product pages on Broadbandbuyer. Even worse this page (last para) on Ebuyer suggested customers should call Broadbandbuyer's pre-sales team if they wanted more …
John Oates, 23 Feb 2007

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