Originally Posted by ScalyFreak
True enough. I guess the reason I don't think that's a big deal here is because of the ridiculously small amount of money involved. In order to make a large enough amount of money on affiliate links that it actually makes a difference, it almost has to be a full-time job.
Even if they were to make significant amounts of money by posting the affiliate links, so what? The principle is the same. It's not an added cost to the consumer, except in the broad sense that Amazon and BN are passing along these costs, along with all their other costs.
Britomart makes a good point about the potential confusion of adding information about the same title at a different store or in a different format.
This "solution" is like killing a fly with a sledgehammer.