News Check Your Amazon Account--a class action credit you'll be able to use

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  1. Mlaw

    Mlaw Quite Contrarian Gold

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    So I made a purchase on Amazon today, and somehow had a $50 gift card balance, I didn't buy a gift card, nor was I given, one, so upon further research

    Apple Begins Paying Out on Ebook Settlement, Check Your Amazon Account For Credits

    If you purchased a Kindle book from Hachette, HarperCollins, Simon & Schuster, Penguin, or Macmillan between 4/1/10 and 5/21/12, you should have some free money sitting in your Amazon account right now.

    The settlement comes from a 2012 case where the Department of Justice accused Apple and five major publishers of conspiring to raise the price of ebooks. So, if you purchased a book from one of those publishers for your Amazon Kindle, you’re now eligible for credit on Amazon to make up for it. How much you get depends on how many books you bought and from what publishers.
     
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    i got like a buck and 92 cents
     
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    I read a book once in high school - didn't much care for it.
     
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    I got Gift Card Balance $172.38, had no idea about the suit
     
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    Me too!

    If it was Mp3 downloads then; :cash::cash::cash::cash::cash: :dancin:
     
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    I got $51. I win :dance2:
     
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    Just ordered dog food it went from 42.00 to 9.50 thought somebody bought me a gift card
     
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    Mlaw Quite Contrarian Gold

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    Here's a reader people
     
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    I use my Kindle for viewing porn, and the occasional weather update
     
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    ZERO POINT ZERO. (who reads e-books, Robin?)
     
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    I guess I didn't buy the right books.
     
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    Any device that Amazon sells is only a means for Amazon to harvest more information about you,
    [​IMG] they should give you this once you have agreed to surrender your privacy to them.
     
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    SouthernListen I don't follow the crowd. Sorry about that. VIP

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    You're not talking to a lot of book readers here, I'm guessing.
     
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    that about right. class action suits are all about the lawyers banking hard. all the 'damaged customers' get a dolla
     
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    I got 17 bucks.