Amazon Dash Buttons Deemed Illegal In Germany For Giving Shoppers Basically No Information


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BuzzFeed News— Amazon's Dash buttons do not provide enough information about the products that consumers are ordering or the price, the court ruled on Thursday. View Entire Post ›

Engadget—Germany outlaws Amazon's one-click Dash buttons. Amazon has run afoul of consumer protection laws in Germany over its click-to-buy Dash buttons for Prime members. A Munich regional court ordered the company to stop taking orders from the dinky devices because they fail to provide customers with up-

Mashable—Dash buttons ruled illegal in Amazon's second largest market. Amazon's Dash buttons are perhaps the company's most overt effort to make you forget that buying something actually means handing over your hard-earned money. Now, someone is finally calling BS. A German court has ruled that the Dash buttons violate consumer protection laws, Reuters reports.  SEE ALSO: Jeff Bezos and Amazon are nearing a super-villain level of rich Amazon debuted Dash buttons in 2015. They are small adhesive devices, emblazoned with a product logo and connected to the Amazon...

TechCrunch—Amazon Dash buttons judged to breach consumer rules in Germany. Amazon’s Dash buttons have been found to breach consumer ecommerce rules in Germany. The push-to-order gizmos were debuted by Amazon in 2015, in an attempt by the ecommerce giant to shave friction off of the online shopping process by encouraging consumers to fill their homes with stick-on, account-linked buttons that trigger product-specific staple purchases when pressed [