TECHNOLOGY SPECTATOR: Amazon's online monopoly game

Amazon's move to offer customers discounts in return for scanning prices at its offline competitor's stores has sparked outrage in the US, but the bigger issue is the company's ambition for the eBook sector.

Technology Spectator

Whoever thought up Amazon’s latest idea for squeezing other retailers - offering money off to people who scanned prices in US stores with its smartphone app and then bought the goods on Amazon - deserves an award for bad timing.


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