Amazon is sued again! Genuine $7 products are counterfeited and sold for $1008

2022-11-21
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Author:Wang Dongjie
Source: ennews

Although Amazon strictly forbids infringement, pirated and counterfeit products on the platform are not uncommon, and there are many people who make quick money at the risk of being complained off the shelf. Recently, foreign media reported the case of Amazon being prosecuted for selling pirated books.

 

According to the original author, pirated copies of his eight books have been found in Amazon. These pirated copies are advertised as being published in17. Works of the 18th and 19th centuries,It has a history of hundreds of years, not only that, but also the price is far higher than the genuine.

 

In the litigation description,One of them is pricedThe $15 book is sold by three third-party sellers. The version is marked as 1602, and the price is between $907 and $987。 The price of one of the books is the most outrageousvalueThe $7 book sold for $1008,PremiumMore than 100 times.

 

According to the author,When the seller claimsSelling price$1000In 1602,It is not only a plagiarism of his labor achievements, but also a slander, suggesting that he is suspected of plagiarism.


Cross border e-commerce Amazon is being sued again! Genuine $7 products are counterfeited and sold for $1008

 

Moreover, in the lawsuit against Amazon, the author also mentioned that,He was already hereIn April, Amazon gave feedback on this matter, but it started to delete these pirated products only after it formally filed a lawsuit in August.He believes that Amazon has violated the publishing service agreement, and in the lawsuit, he proposed to force Amazon to prohibit third-party sellers from selling counterfeit goods, and hoped to get appropriate economic compensation.

 

butAmazon denied all the allegations, and expressed later"We do not allow this to happen and are trying to correct it. It seems that third-party sellers of the platform have only sold a small number of these books. We have no evidence to show which books are counterfeit. We are investigating the cause of the matter."

 

Amazon started with books, but it is not the first time to see pirated books on the platform. A few days ago, the published books of a university professor were counterfeited, and only the author part of the cover was simplePS processing. Although Amazon was contacted about this, it was not immediately taken off the shelf.

 

Amazon will reply to the feedback questions, but it is not easy to get effective solutions. It seems necessary to protect its legal rights and interests through legal means.


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