Friday, August 30, 2019

Amazon’s Sales Platform May Be Too Big To Police

Honestly, I find this a bit hard to believe given how fast Amazon is to pounce on regular sellers for the tiniest of things.

When a tech platform grows beyond a certain size, a now-familiar phenomenon begins to unfold. The creators no longer have a view of — or control over — all the day-to-day activity on the platform, allowing bad actors to manipulate it to their own ends.