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German court rules Amazon email 'share' function is unlawful

Tuesday 26 January 2016 | 09:45 CET | News
A German court in Hamm has ruled that Amazon's email 'share' function is unlawful, Reuters reported. The feature invites customers to share a product via email, Facebook, Twitter or Pinterest. The decision confirms the ruling of a lower court in Arnsberg. The ruling comes after Germany's highest court ruled earlier this month that a similar feature that encourages Facebook users to market the social media network to their contacts as unlawful. At the time, the Federation of German Consumer Organisations (VZBV), which brought the Facebook case to court, had said the ruling would have

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Companies: Amazon
Countries: Germany
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