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A closer look at Amazon
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Almost as many books as in Findegil's collection...

http://9gag.com/gag/6492554

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Awesome!

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http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-europe-21488816

The downside of books as cheap as possible...

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Same rumours/accusations surfaced in the UK recently too; in regard to working conditions (generally) that is. I still buy occasionally from Amazon. I just think, for a book company (historically), they've really abandoned all pretence at caring about book matters: shambolic listings; incorrect copyright, ISBN, & publication dates for literally every Tolkien title you could choose to look up; poor packing of books for transit; &, it turns out, ain't paying very much UK tax either.

BH

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Didn't anyone see the documentary on TV (in the UK) yesterday, in regard to Amazon working conditions & employment practises?

Panorama: The Truth Behind The Click

BH

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