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Brian Huseman, Vice President of Public Policy, Amazon offers opening remarks during POLITICO's Amazon Future of Work Summit at the Newseum in Washington, DC., Thursday, November 30, 2017. (Photo by Rod Lamkey Jr.)
Photo by Rod Lamkey, Jr.

Fringe notions on antitrust would destroy small businesses and hurt consumers

Misguided interventions in the free market would kill off independent retailers and punish consumers by forcing small businesses out of popular online stores, raising prices, and reducing consumer choice and convenience.

Amazon Studios announces 50 state initiative #AllInForVoting to get out the vote

50 State Ambassadors in arts, entertainment, music and sports to use their platforms to galvanize voters.

Amazon stands ready to support AB 3262 if all stores are held to the same standards

We share the California legislature’s goal of keeping consumers safe. To further that goal, this legislation aimed at protecting consumers should apply equally to all stores, including all online marketplaces.

Statement by Jeff Bezos to the U.S. House Committee on the Judiciary

Testimony before the Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law


We are implementing a one-year moratorium on police use of Rekognition

We’re implementing a one-year moratorium on police use of Amazon’s facial recognition technology. We will continue to allow organizations like Thorn, the International Center for Missing and Exploited Children, and Marinus Analytics to use Amazon Rekognition to help rescue human trafficking victims and reunite missing children with their families.

Amazon donates $10 million to organizations supporting justice and equity

Donations to the NAACP, National Urban League, and United Negro College Fund, among others, seek to support education and justice for Black communities across the U.S.

Response to House Judiciary Committee letter on seller data

We appreciate the opportunity to address questions about Amazon’s policy on seller data, which, like other retailers, we use to improve the customer experience in our stores.

It's time for Congress to establish a federal price gouging law

As bad actors seek to profit off the COVID-19 crisis, federal legislation is needed to protect consumers.


Setting the record straight on JEDI

by Drew Herdener, Vice President WW Communications, Amazon

Amazon's response to our wrongful inclusion on the Notorious Markets list

Amazon strictly prohibits counterfeit products. The Administration’s actions are driven by politics, not facts.
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