I don't generally have a problem with Jeff Bezos getting fabulously wealthy off of a successful business model, but these business practices are downright shady:
Amazon Met With Startups About Investing, Then Launched Competing Products
While I'm generally fairly far along the libertarian/free market side of the spectrum, stories like this push me in the direction of saying that anti-trust law and regulation still has an important role to play.
Amazon Met With Startups About Investing, Then Launched Competing ProductsSome companies regret sharing information with the tech giant and its Alexa Fund. ‘We may have been naive in believing they weren’t competitive with us,’ said one executive....