Amazon told the Federal Trade Commission that the agency is being unreasonable and erratic in its demands for information related to an investigation into the internet retailer’s business practices around its Prime membership program. In a 49-page filing submitted to the FTC earlier this month, which The Wall Street Journal reported was recently made public, Amazon petitioned the agency to...
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