ACLU Jumps In On Amazon's Privacy Fight

ACLU Jumps In On Amazon's Privacy Fight

The North Carolina Department of Revenue wants to hit up Amazon for detailed info about purchases by residents of the state, but Amazon is fighting back in federal court, and now has won over the American Civil Liberties Union as a tag-team partner, WRAL of North Carolina reports. [More]

Amazon To Start Filming Itself Packing Outgoing Packages

Amazon To Start Filming Itself Packing Outgoing Packages

Amazon filed a patent for filming the packing of outgoing packages. The practice will provide proof that Amazon shipped the correct — or incorrect — item to customers, as well as it’s including the proper ad fliers along with the shipment. [More]

Don't Fall For The Amazon Password Phishing Scam

Don't Fall For The Amazon Password Phishing Scam

Jeff received this email from Amazon warning against a phishing scam bent on swiping your password. Here’s the email: [More]

My Kindle Breaks, Amazon Overnights Me New One, Lets Me Take Time Returning Old One

My Kindle Breaks, Amazon Overnights Me New One, Lets Me Take Time Returning Old One

Sam is so elated with the way Amazon handled his broken Kindle complaint that he’s almost happy it broke in the first place. The CSR overnighted a new device to him and gave him 30 days to return the busted one. [More]

Amazon Delivers With Santa-Like Speed

Amazon Delivers With Santa-Like Speed

Benjamin bought his sister iPod speakers on Amazon, but when he found out they wouldn’t get to him in time to take to his sister for Christmas, Amazon sprung for free overnight shipping for a new set of speakers, as well as free return shipping for the others. That’s the sort of swiftness that can only be rivaled by eight tiny reindeer. [More]

Amazon Handing Out Digital Flicks As Bonuses For Disc Buys

Amazon Handing Out Digital Flicks As Bonuses For Disc Buys

In a push to get people buying DVDs and Blu-rays online rather than off shelves, Amazon is tossing in a nice little bonus: a digital copy of the film to rent or keep, HD Digest reports: [More]