Amazon fires employee for sharing customers’ email addresses

Catalin Cimpanu reports:

In an email sent to customers on Friday, October 5, Amazon said it fired an employee for sharing customers’ email addresses with a third-party seller. Third-party sellers are companies or individuals who sell products on Amazon.

Amazon said it’s working with law enforcement in support of the former employee’s prosecution. The company also said it blocked the third-party seller from selling on the platform and reassured users that no other info besides email addresses had been disclosed.

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