Internet retailer says it will sever ties with more than 10,000 affiliates if state lawmakers pass legislation requiring it to collect sales taxes from state residents.
After severing partnerships with affiliates in several states already, the retail giant threatens to cut ties in even more states over the hot-button issue of tax collection.
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The US Supreme Court deals Amazon and Overstock a blow, declining to hear a case that appeals New York's law that forces online retailers to collect sales tax.
The decision marks the first time a court has said the state law forcing Illinois-based marketing affiliates to collect sales tax violates federal rules.
The company has asked affiliates to stop promoting the game, after its disastrous reception.
After recently threatening to end its relationships with affiliates in more states over the issue of taxes, Amazon has severed ties with its affiliates in Connecticut and Arkansas.
The chairman of the Federal Communications Commission says the agency only has one chance to get this auction right, and so he has decided to postpone it.
During the open period for voting on changes in Facebook's data use policy, the company's privacy executives field questions in a live Web Q&A -- but don't explain much.