According to the post by Thu-Huong Ha, Amazon laid out in its claim exactly how the companies and individuals it is seeking arbitration against managed to game the KDP system. These violations include fake reads, fake free promotion days downloads, fake books, and the ever present fake reviews. One description explains how the companies and individuals used fake Amazon customer accounts to download ebooks on free promotion days. This enabled an ebook to gain bestseller status in the free category. There is more information included about how the system was worked.
|Don't even think about doing it.|
Panzer says, "Hmm ... These cheaters are going to pay some big penalties."
Note: This is a long post. Bring two cups of tea and two muffins for today's reading selection. If you plan to read Panzer's previous post too, bring a thermos of tea and six muffins.
To read the post, tootle over to Amazon sales and royalties
To read Panzer's previous post about Amazon's allegations of violations, tootle over to Amazon alleges violations