Jul 9, 2018

Nazi-themed goods found on Amazon marketplace

Amazon is helping hate groups profit by letting them sell Nazi-themed goods on its store, a report suggests. The study found many hate groups were selling goods on Amazon's store branded with Nazi imagery, including clothing, jewellery and replica military regalia. While Amazon had specific policies that banned "Products that promote or glorify hatred, violence, racial, sexual or religious intolerance or promote organisations with such views", it did a poor job of enforcing this stance, found the report. Amazon has removed many of the items found by the report and said it was working to stop neo-Nazi musicians streaming content. In a statement Amazon said sellers on its marketplace "Must follow our guidelines and those who don't are subject to swift action including potential removal of their account".

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