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• The Washington Post reports that Amazon has informed some of its customers “that their names and email addresses had been ‘inadvertently disclosed’ as a result of a ‘technical error’ … Amazon did not say how many of its users had been affected or where and how emails had been exposed. It only said that its website and other systems had not been breached.”

Amazon did not provide any further details about the “incident.”


Bloomberg reports that Amazon employees in Germany, Spain, and France “walked off the job at Amazon fulfillment centers on Black Friday, one of the busiest online shopping days of the year. In Italy and the United Kingdom, workers protested at several facilities.” The workers said their goal was to persuade Amazon CEO/founder Jeff Bezos that he should raise their wages and treat them with greater dignity and respect.

Amazon said that the demonstrations did not affect operations.
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