Is That Amazon Bargain Safe?

Many people who shop on Amazon view the online retailer as if it were a uniquely American Internet department store, a place where products for sale meet U.S. regulatory guidelines for consumer safety.

The latest revelations are but another example of how big tech companies are no longer going to be given free rein to operate their businesses in a zero-regulatory environment.

Based on recent reports however the new watchword for consumers should be “buyer beware.” Here’s why.