September 17, 2021 A lawsuit claims Amazon unlawfully charged sales tax on the purchase of gift cards and digital goods in violation of its own representations and state tax laws.
September 10, 2021 A class action claims Amazon has violated an Illinois privacy law by collecting scans of consumers’ facial features through its virtual “try-on” programs.
September 1, 2021 A lawsuit claims Amazon has violated an Illinois privacy law by collecting voiceprints through its Alexa virtual assistant without making statutory disclosures.
August 16, 2021 Amazon faces a class action in Washington over its sale of lithium-ion 18650 battery cells.
July 30, 2021 A proposed class action alleges violations of antitrust law by Amazon have harmed "hundreds of thousands of businesses" and even more consumers nationwide.
July 9, 2021 Amazon faces a proposed class action that alleges it price-gouged consumers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
July 6, 2021 A proposed class action claims Amazon’s Alexa virtual assistant secretly records conversations users never intended Alexa, or anyone else, to hear.
June 24, 2021 Merchants and consumers alike have been damaged by Amazon’s “referral fees,” which ultimately inflate the prices of goods, a class action says.
May 21, 2021 A class action looks to represent current and former Amazon employees in the United States who took short-term military leave from October 10, 2004 through the present.
May 18, 2021 Amazon faces a class action in Ill. over its allegedly secret use of state residents’ facial scans to improve Rekognition, image-recognition technology that the world’s largest online retailer markets and sells to third parties.
April 7, 2021 Amazon has failed to provide proper meal and rest breaks and reimbursement for business expenses, according to a lawsuit out of California.
March 29, 2021 An Evanston, Illinois bookstore alleges Amazon.com and the Big Five publishers in the U.S. have conspired to constrict competition in the market for print trade books.