Amazon pulls black high-return-rate buyers, AliExpress strengthens punishment for storing category items

Foreign media reported that Amazon has recently sealed a group of buyers with higher return rates. The sellers who have been maliciously returned are calling for great satisfaction. To increase the shopping experience for the platform’s consumers, AliExpress announced that it will strengthen the virtual category of storage products. What are the cross-border news today?

Amazon is accused of permanently shutting down customer accounts with too high return rates

The Wall Street Journal reported that several Amazon customers had received e-mails telling them that their account was closed because of the high return rate. Former Amazon executives stated that the buyer’s account can be terminated due to “including asking too many refunds, returning wrong goods, or violating other rules (such as getting written comments).”

An Amazon spokesperson said in an interview that we want everyone to be able to use Amazon, but there are also very few cases in which people have abused our services for a long time. We never make these decisions lightly, but because there are more than 300 million customers around the world, we will take action when appropriate to protect the experience of all our customers.

Ministry of Finance Announces to Reduce Import Tariffs for Automobiles and Parts in July

Yesterday, the Ministry of Finance issued an announcement: To further expand the reform and opening up, promote supply-side structural reforms, promote the transformation and upgrading of the automobile industry, and meet the people’s consumer demand, starting from July 1, 2018, reduce the import tariffs on auto parts and auto parts . Tax rates for 135 tax numbers with a full vehicle tax rate of 25% and 4 tax numbers with a tax rate of 20% will be reduced to 15%, and tax rates for auto parts will be 8%, 10%, 15%, 20%, and 25 respectively. The tax rate for a total of 79 tax numbers dropped to 6%. Several auto companies have said they will adjust pricing.

Amazon Provides U.S. Police Face Recognition Service

According to foreign media, Amazon.com has begun to provide face recognition services to the U.S. police through the cloud computing model. The Northern California American Citizens’ Rights Coalition has obtained some documents from Amazon. The document states that Amazon has provided American police with face recognition service at a very low price. According to reports, Amazon provided this technology and other consulting services to the U.S. police in a packaged manner. Current use of this technology includes police stations in Orlando, Oregon and other places in the United States.

This behavior of Amazon triggered concerns of some civil rights organizations who feared that this could infringe on personal privacy. Amazon stated that if a customer is found to have abused a cloud computing service, it will immediately terminate its service.

AliExpress strengthens penalties for storing scalar capacity of storage of category items

AliExpress announced that it has recently discovered that some sellers have virtual storage capacity when they sell memory products, causing buyers to have a bad shopping experience. In response to this, the platform will strengthen the supervision of such fraudulent acts that are inconsistent with the actual capacity and description since the date of the announcement (May 22). Since June 1, 2018 (Beijing time), the platform will have some storage. The products are subject to special investigation. For sellers of storage products that do not match the description of the sales capacity, the platform will execute the penalties according to the rules for the severe goods non-compliance.

At the same time, in order to protect the legitimate interests of buyers and users, the platform will modify Article 78 of the Platform Rules to extend the time limit for the platform to freeze its withdrawal function when the seller is severely frozen or closed due to a non-compliance. The revised platform rules take effect on June 1, 2018.

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