• Amazon is fighting against laws that could force it to verify third-party sellers' identities and give out their contact information

    1 day ago - By Business Insider

    Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos.
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    Amazon has been lobbying against a new form of legislation called INFORM acts, Axios reports.
    These acts would force e-commerce sites to verify third-party sellers' identities and provide contact information to customers.
    Amazon and others argue the legislation would jeopardize third-party sellers' privacy.
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    Amazon has lobbied against new laws that would force it to investigate third-party sellers' identities more thoroughly, and share contact details for them with customers, Axios...
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  • The bidding to blast into space with Jeff Bezos on a Blue Origin rocket will start at $4.8 million

    1 day ago - By Business Insider

    Jeff Bezos is set to launch aboard the New Shepard rocket on July 20.
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    Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin is auctioning a seat on its New Shepard space flight on July 20.
    The live auction will take place on Saturday, and pre-auction bidding has closed at $4.8 million.
    Bezos will be on the flight alongside the auction winner.
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    Bidding for a seat alongside Jeff Bezos onboard New Shepard, the Blue Origin rocket due to blast off on July 20, has officially closed ahead of a live auction on Saturday. The highest bid...
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