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Despite increasing criticism for antitrust practices, Amazon increases spending on lobbying
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Despite increasing criticism for antitrust practices, Amazon increases spending on lobbying

In the second quarter of this year, Amazon paid lobbying megafirm Akin, Gump, Strauss, Hauer & Feld $80,000 to lobby, primarily focused on the Marketplace Fairness Act, a bill that would allow state government to collect sales tax from online retailers.

Amazon founder offers clues to Washington Post: patience, experimentation
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Amazon founder offers clues to Washington Post: patience, experimentation

Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon who shocked media watchers when he agreed to buy The Washington Post, told the struggling newspaper...

Jeff Bezos enters news business with $250 million Washington Post acquisition
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Jeff Bezos enters news business with $250 million Washington Post acquisition

Amazon founder Jeff Bezos has thrown his hat into the journalism ring and has scooped up The Washington Post in a $250 million deal.