Tag: Amazon

Amazon Fights Against Fighting Fake Reviews

Amazon on Friday said it complained to Apple about an app called Fakespot, which it claims inaccurately identified fraudulent sellers and fake reviews, leading to the title’s removal from the App Store. Read the full article at appleinsider.com. Confusing, huh? Amazon got Apple to pull the Fakespot app claiming it violated App Store guidelines. Truth is, Fakespot easily spots fake...

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Congress Looking Into Anticompetitive Behavior in the Digital Library Market

House Judiciary Committee chairman Jerrold Nadler, at a hearing on competition in digital markets last week. The American Library Association (ALA) has delivered a written report to the House Judiciary Committee telling lawmakers that “unfair behavior by digital market actors,” including Amazon and some major publishers, is “doing concrete harm to libraries.” Read the full article at Publishers Weekly. It’s...

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Outfest Helps Acquire 60-Plus LGBT Movies New to Amazon Prime

After picking on Amazon in a prior post, it’s only fair to give them kudos for this. LGBT-themed films have had some relative success at the box office this past year with the Oscar-nominated Call Me By Your Name and the teen hit Love, Simon but the majority of queer-themed films often still make their biggest splashes at film festivals...

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