Amazon's Australian Marketplace Will Definitely Be Legal, Says Amazon

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Yesterday Amazon was contacted by The Australian Small Business and Family Enterprise Ombudsman over concerns the online retail giant's terms and conditions aren't in line with Australian consumer law.

Amazon contacted Gizmodo with an update on the issue, assuring us that Amazon "will, of course, adhere to all local laws in relation to our agreements with Marketplace sellers".

Here's the full statement:

We look forward to launching Amazon Marketplace in Australia and providing thousands of small businesses and entrepreneurs with tools and services that help them to reach millions of customers and to expand their businesses both here and abroad. We will, of course, adhere to all local laws in relation to our agreements with Marketplace sellers.

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    So they're going to be legal which is legal speak for adding on the aussie tax so as not to disrupt all the other companies ripping us off.

    You can bet they will have their lawyers look at Australian labour laws, to ensure they pay as little as possibly, while making working conditions as poor as possible.

    Last edited 23/09/17 9:03 pm

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