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Old 03-27-2012, 03:22 PM   #1
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Amazon Removes Buy Buttons From US Kindle Store

Got this from Rob Thurman's Twitter. Amazon just removed the buy buttons from the US Kindle store.

No one in the US can buy anything from the Kindle Store.
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Old 03-27-2012, 03:34 PM   #2
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Old 03-27-2012, 03:38 PM   #4
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It shows...

This title is not available for customers from:

United States

Shop titles available for United States

Maybe Amazon is pulling out of eBooks yet again?

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Old 03-27-2012, 03:40 PM   #5
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I just checked on Amazon.com and the Buy now button is there. Rob Thurman is just plain wrong.
You're slow They were gone but back now.
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Old 03-27-2012, 03:41 PM   #6
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I just checked on Amazon.com and the Buy now button is there. Rob Thurman is just plain wrong.
It did happen, Jon. So you're plain wrong.
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Old 03-27-2012, 03:42 PM   #7
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Old 03-27-2012, 03:43 PM   #8
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It did happen, Jon. So you're plain wrong.
Stop quoting messages I'm in the middle of editing.
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Old 03-27-2012, 03:43 PM   #9
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Old 03-27-2012, 03:44 PM   #10
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Stop quoting messages I'm in the middle of editing.
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Old 03-27-2012, 03:44 PM   #11
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Old 03-27-2012, 03:45 PM   #12
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Buy button is still missing.

Edit: luckily, the buy button is still available for my favorite banana chips

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Old 03-27-2012, 03:46 PM   #13
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... aaaaand another one over here.

Jon, get all these duplicate threads taken care of.

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Old 03-27-2012, 03:47 PM   #14
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The buy button is there.
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Old 03-27-2012, 03:48 PM   #15
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It's a toss up.

Just a guess...it looks like kindle books that are available in multiple stores by BPHs are not available to buy like:

Kate Daniel's Magic Bites
Jennifer Crusie's Bet Me

But KDP authors are still available:

Keith C. Blackmore's The Troll Hunter

ETA: The Troll Hunter was for sale for $2.99 just a few mins ago! Now it's gone, too.

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