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Response to Amazon.com's Response

Reader comment on item: Amazon.com's Koran Desecration Problem

Submitted by Janet Ann Suzuki (Canada), May 24, 2005 at 14:30

"In this case, the seller was not able to determine when the product was altered, and it appears likely the book was defaced before it ever reached the seller's inventory." Amazon.com response letter

The word "appears" in the above statement leaves the reader with the impression that Amazon is admitting that there is no proof. Why not give the seller the benefit of the doubt? Did you ever consider the fact that the koran could have been defaced by the buyer? According to Islamic protocol, out of respect for their holy scriptures, the koran is only to be handled by Moslem. Did Amazon ever question why a prominent Islamic extremist would order a USED koran from a secular distributor?

Many online comments by customers that are ENCOURAGED BY AMAZON (not sellers) are offensive to me; I am a Christian. Is Amazon prepared to deal with my complaint in the same manner; or is there a double standard when a follower of Islam is offended?


Janet Ann Suzuki

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