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Old 10-13-2012, 05:42 PM   #16
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I got one too! I'll just accept the credit and use it toward books or music CDs.
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Old 10-13-2012, 05:48 PM   #17
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I got one too! I imagine I'll just put it toward another ebook purchase. I can't imagine I'll get very much.
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Old 10-13-2012, 09:05 PM   #18
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I will be interested to see how much I will get. I am guessing less than $5
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Old 10-13-2012, 10:07 PM   #19
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Yes and not everyone received one.
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Old 10-13-2012, 10:42 PM   #20
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Has any other company even sent an email?
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Old 10-14-2012, 12:02 AM   #21
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By the way, it's not just the publishers mentioned in the email. If you check the link included, there's information on other publishers, as well. Penguin is mentioned.
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Old 10-14-2012, 12:15 AM   #22
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So I assume this is being offered only to those holding US accounts ?
I have 2 Amazon accounts I received the email on the US one but not the Aussie one. I make the majority of my purchases with my Aussie account, the US one had only a few initial purchases on the gift card to set it up after that they are all only freebie books.

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Old 10-14-2012, 02:26 AM   #23
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Has any other company even sent an email?
I was wondering the same thing - I received the email from Amazon, but nothing from Sony yet, and I definitely have qualifying purchases there, too.
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Old 10-14-2012, 05:12 AM   #24
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Me too, looking forward to ow much it will be. I bought a lot of books in that time frame. I'm thinking some $25 +- 5.
I doubt you'll get anything. It only applies to US citizens.
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Harry, I don't believe you are correct. I have an Australian account and received the Email.
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Old 10-14-2012, 05:28 AM   #26
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Harry, I don't believe you are correct. I have an Australian account and received the Email.
And your Amazon account has an Australian address on it? If so, that surprises me, given that this is assuredly a US-only settlement.
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I doubt you'll get anything. It only applies to US citizens.
Bummer, but I'm not surprised.
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There is more information below the Amazon email. You have to be a US resident and not in the state of Minnesota, their Attorney General did not participate. The US courts can only effect Businesses operating in the US. I believe that the EU is looking into this subject. I thought I had read that all of the companies had settled.

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I wonder if there will be an option to donate your refund to be used for children who needs reading material?
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Has any other company even sent an email?
If by "other company" you mean Sony or B&N or Kobo (for example), then the answer is no. I received the Amazon email, but the majority of my agency book purchases have been in EPUB format.
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