In that year, a number of cases emerged that were related to the reliability of Amazon reviews. In April, the British historian Orlando Figes was found to have posted positive reviews of his own books and negative reviews of those of his colleagues. In June , The Daily Mail reported on the no-longer hidden hiring of writers by marketing companies to write and post positive reviews of books and other products and services on Amazon and other websites.
Robert Spector, author of the book amazon. Allegations have been made that Amazon has selectively deleted negative reviews of Scientology -related items despite compliance with comments guidelines. In November , it was reported that Amazon. Following listing for sale of Untouchable: In , Amazon removed an inordinate number of 1-star reviews from the listing of former Presidential candidate Hillary Diane Rodham Clinton's newest book, What Happened. The book carried a 4. On December 1, , Amazon stopped hosting the website associated with the whistle-blowing organization WikiLeaks.
Amazon did not initially comment on whether it forced the site to leave. Lieberman , an independent of Connecticut, said Amazon had stopped hosting the WikiLeaks site on Wednesday after being contacted by the staff of the Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee".
In a later press release issued by Amazon. They claimed that it was because of "a violation of [Amazon's] terms of service", because Wikileaks. According to WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange , this demonstrated that Amazon a USA based company was in a jurisdiction that "suffered a free speech deficit". Amazon's action led to a public letter from Daniel Ellsberg , famous for leaking the Pentagon Papers during the Vietnam war. In , UK courts declared that Amazon had infringed trademark of Lush soap. The soap manufacturer, Lush, had previously made its products unavailable on Amazon. Despite this, Amazon advertised alternative products via Google searches for Lush soap.
In , Bloomberg Businessweek reported that Amazon and Apple were targeted by Chinese spies attempting to plant tiny microchips in their data centers. Chinese spies attempted to plant tiny microchips in the data centers of 30 major American companies, including Amazon and Apple, according to a Bloomberg investigation. Amazon reportedly discovered the issue in while researching an acquisition target, the video service firm Elemental. Bloomberg said Amazon alerted US authorities, who are still investigating. The hack is said to have sent a "shudder through the intelligence community.
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