Legal Topic: E-commerce

legalities of paid amazon reviews

Amazon Paid Reviews: Against The Rules or A-OK?

Amazon's terms of service forbid incentivized reviews. But reviews fuel the platform, and online sellers say they're almost forced to break the rules.

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E-commerce Tax Law

SCOTUS On Verge Of Altering E-commerce?

The Supreme Court of the United States is currently deliberating a case, South Dakota v. Wayfair, that could have a huge impact on e-commerce businesses.

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Online Business Law: Auto-Renewal Subscriptions

Is Your Auto-Renewal Setup Compliant?

These days, many businesses use auto-renewal subscriptions. But did you know all the disclosure rules associated with auto-renewal checkouts?

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Chicago Law Blog: Internet Sales Tax

Internet Sales Tax: Amazon Gives Info To RI

Many online sellers got a letter from Amazon saying the company handed over identifying information to Rhode Island. What's it all about?

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Internet law blog: e-commerce tax tips

E-commerce Tax Tips: A 3-Minute Guide

It's tax time, and for online sellers figuring out e-commerce taxes can be time consuming and confusing, thanks to state sales tax rules.

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Law Blog: e-commerce inspiration

E-commerce Inspiration: Xue Minxiu

Sometimes, a practice-adjacent, inspiring story lands in our inbox. This is one of those tales about an 81-year-old e-commerce guru.

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Internet Law: price scraping legalities

Price Scraping Can Lead To Legal Troubles

Price scraping tools are becoming increasingly popular with online sellers and e-commerce businesses. But can they land you in legal quicksand?

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Internet Law Blog: Online Marketing FTC v. POM

POM FTC Case: Affiliate Lessons

The Federal Trade Commission's legal tangle with POM Wonderful is a seminal marketing and advertising case that is instructive for affiliates and brands.

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