Amazon Gives Brands Policing Power In Anti-Counterfeit Fight

Amazon announced Thursday that it will give certain companies the power to directly remove suspected counterfeits from the website as part of a new initiative aimed at curbing the sale of fake goods, an issue that has repeatedly landed the online retailer in legal hot water…

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Bezos Accuses National Enquirer Co. Of Sextortion Scheme

Jeff Bezos unveiled emails Thursday allegedly sent by an executive and an in-house lawyer for the National Enquirer’s publisher, claiming the messages show “blackmail and extortion” in retaliation for the Amazon founder’s probe of how the tabloid obtained explicit photos and text messages he had sent to a romantic partner…

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