Why Is Amazon On Corporate Welfare?
crews can do you the favor of placing the products you order inside your abode.
Would you give your house key to a complete stranger, letting that person — whose name you don’t even know — walk right into your home when you’re not there? What could possibly go wrong with that?
Other t han your being robbed, of course, either by rogue Amazon employees or by hackers who will certainly gain access to the corporation’s computerized keycodes.
Or maybe “Crusher,” your pit bull, mauls the Amazon intruder and you get sued.
Need I mention that Bezos expects you to pay for the privilege of having his employees enter your home?
First, his dicey, open-sesame program, which he calls “Amazon Key,” is available only to customers who shell out $99 a year to be “Amazon Prime” members.
Second, you must buy a special internet-unlocking gizmo and a particular camera to join his corporate key club.
And guess where you must go to buy this entry technology? Yes, Amazon — where prices for the system start at $250.
What a deal! For Amazon,
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos is less about improving your life and more about improving his bottom line, or so says the author.