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Man imprisoned for failing to provide an Amazon review

‘We must have sent him four emails asking for a review, but he just ignored them,’ said an Amazon spokesman today. ‘He hadn’t marked the product as a gift, so there was no reason to not provide a review,’ he added.

Judge Roberts commented when sentencing Billy Askew (24) from Winsford to three months in gaol that: ‘it was every on-line shopper’s civic duty to provide a review, even if it’s clearly horseshit’.

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Posted: Nov 25th, 2015
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Amazon to deliver Top Gear trio by drone

Following the signing of former Top Gear presenters Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond and James May, online retail and media giant Amazon have announced plans to ‘physically stream’ the maverick trio into viewers’ homes via Prime Air drones.

‘Our Amazon Prime Air service is a high-end, high-profile delivery platform befitting a high-end, high-profile presenting team,’ revealed Jay Marine, vice-president of Amazon Prime Video EU. ‘What better way to send this exciting new content to consumers? From the very moment we met them, the first thing we thought of was ‘drones’.’

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Posted: Aug 3rd, 2015
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Lost tribe found in Amazon warehouse

no-one knew they were there or how primitive were their living conditionsThey are known to walk great distances every night in their box hunts, the going is tough, and many do not survive.

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Posted: Nov 16th, 2014
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Internet to be deleted

Faced with overwhelming numbers of cat pictures and unchallenged pseudo-political rants in the form of blogs, the brains behind some of the biggest websites in the world have decided that enough is enough. They will delete everything from the Internet at the turn of the new year and require users to start again from scratch.

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Posted: Oct 31st, 2014
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Amazon pulls pop-up book following Kindle disasters

Popular children’s book ‘Harry The Hippo’s Massive Yawn’ has been withdrawn from sale on download sites following reports that the spectacular pop-up centre-page section, depicting the main character opening his mouth very wide, can cause the screen on some Kindles to shatter.

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Posted: Feb 1st, 2014
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