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Via 9news.com:

Amazon is cutting off affiliates that help it sell products in Colorado because of a new way taxes are being collected on online sales.

Amazon told affiliates in an e-mail on Monday it would no longer pay them advertising fees because of the new law.


Amazon says the law is cumbersome and no other state has similar rules.

“Amazon came here and they met with the very people that passed this bill, and they said, ‘if you want to do something constitutional, we’re here with you, but you’re not, so we’re going to be forced, unfortunately to have to end our relationship,'” Rep. Amy Stephens (R-Monument) said.

A little blowback for Colorado and an excellent reason to use Amazon for your next purchase.


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After reading this review, I decided to go the local Borders to get a copy of the newly released End the Fed. Even though it has been on Amazon’s bestseller list for 26 days so far (currently #1 in three categories), Borders didn’t have it displayed in their bestseller or their new releases sections. No, it was hidden away back in the politics section on the bottom shelf. They are either being told to keep it hidden, or they haven’t figured out how marketing works. Take your pick.

Another disappointment came when they didn’t even have another book I was going to pick up while there.

Borders sucks. It is Amazon from now on for me.

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