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Beef Update: Bernie Sanders Literally Introduced a ‘Stop Bezos’ Bill

Sanders has made Amazon the poster child for everything wrong with the modern labor market.
Kaleigh Rogers
9.5.18
beef alert

Amazon Is Beefing With Bernie Sanders Over Its Treatment of Employees

The company’s response conveniently left out any mention of temp workers, which makes up 40 percent of the US workforce.
Kaleigh Rogers
8.30.18
infowars life

Alex Jones’s ‘InfoWars Life’ Products Are Still For Sale on Amazon

InfoWars merchandise is central to Alex Jones’s brand, and right now Amazon is one of the remaining platforms still associated with the conspiracy theorist.
Sarah Emerson
8.7.18
Libraries

Turning Libraries into Amazon Stores Is Class Warfare

Public libraries incubate working-class brilliance, and privatizing them would be a terrible injustice.
Cyree Jarelle Johnson
7.24.18
amazon

The Motherboard Guide to Amazon Prime Day's Best Deals

Prime Day is July 16, 2018. Here are the best deals we found.
Samantha Cole
7.16.18
anthropunk

With Echo in Hotel Rooms, Amazon Can Now Track Your Travel Habits

Amazon (and hotels) now have the option to collect new forms of data from people.
S.A. Applin
6.21.18
taxes

Online Shopping Is About to Get More Expensive Thanks to the Supreme Court

The Supreme Court just ruled that states can force online retailers to charge sales tax.
Karl Bode
6.21.18
The Military Industrial Complex

Military Contracts Are the Destiny of Every Major Technology Company

Google said it won’t renew its Project Maven contract, but that doesn’t mean its leaving the war business.
Daniel Oberhaus
6.1.18
anthropunk

Amazon Wants You to Shop at Amazon as Long as You Follow the Rules It Doesn't Tell You About

Amazon has swallowed retail, and now has begun banning and threatening to ban what it deems to be problematic customers.
S.A. Applin
5.29.18
amazon

Amazon Is Selling Cheap, Real-Time Facial Recognition Technology to Cops

The ACLU says the technology, called 'Rekognition,' is dangerous and has demanded that Jeff Bezos stop selling it to governments. Amazon has advertised it to law enforcement for use on body cameras.
Jason Koebler
5.22.18
Internet Insecurity

Android App With 10 Million Downloads Left Users’ Photos and Audio Messages Exposed to Public

The developers of Drupe, a popular Android app, left its users' data, including selfies and audio messages, on insecure, publicly accessible Amazon cloud servers.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
5.8.18
anthropunk

Delivery Robots Will Rely on Human Kindness and Labor

If robots are going to invade public spaces, they will be subject to vandalism and pranking.
S.A. Applin
5.8.18