Report: You Should Worry About the Things You Buy On Amazon

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

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

Until then, based on recent reports however the new watchword for consumers at the online retail giant might be caveat emptor — buyer beware.