• Amazon, eBay fight legislation that would unmask third-party sellers

    9 days ago - By Ars Technica

    Enlarge / Boxes move along a conveyor belt at the Amazon.com Inc. fulfillment center in Robbinsville, New Jersey.
    Amazon and a who's who of online-only retailers are trying to kill proposed federal and state legislation that would make the companies disclose contact information for third-party sellers.
    The bills would force Amazon and others to verify the identities of third-party sellers and provide consumers with ways to contact the stores. The proposed legislation is pitting brick-and-mortar retailers-including Home Depot, Walgreens, and JCPenney, which support the bills-against online...
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