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Court forbids Amazon's Dash Buttons

Amazon needs to take his Wi-Fi-order buttons by the market. According to the higher regional court of Munich they lead to intransparent and orders, and to viola

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Court forbids Amazon's Dash Buttons

Amazon needs to take his Wi-Fi-order buttons by the market. According to the higher regional court of Munich they lead to intransparent and orders, and to violate such laws for the Internet trade. The group intends to Lodge an appeal.

shopping on The Internet without a Smartphone or Tablet, simply by the push of a button - the Amazon offers for Laundry detergent, coffee and a few dozen of other everyday products. Now, the higher regional court of Munich has ruled that the shipping company use his "Dash button".

The stick-on, only with the manufacturer's Logo marked buttons lead to intransparent and orders, the judges declared. Clear information on content, price and a clear indication of a paid order were missing. So Amazon is in breach of the laws for the Internet trade.

complaints to consumer protection groups

consumers of Westphalia, Sued Central North Rhine-Westphalia. There complaints from consumers had been received, the spokesman said Thomas Bradler. The regional court of Munich, had ordered Amazon to cease and desist. The higher regional court to the castle now, and did no Revision.

company wants to against judgment

Amazon announced to tagesschau.de nevertheless, the right of appeal against the judgment of appeal approach. It is only innovation the enemy is not , but "prevented customers making their own informed decision about whether a Service such as the 'Dash' Button for a convenient shopping experience," it said in a statement. The company is convinced that the "Dash Button", and the accompanying App are in accordance with the German legislation.

Amazon implements in proprietary trading and as a marketplace in Germany, approximately 26 billion euros in the year and in doing so, nearly half of all Online turnover in Germany. How much of this was generated by "Dash button", the group is silent. In the art scene, the devices have enjoyed a certain popularity, since you can reprogram yourself with some knowledge and to use it for other purposes.

reference: 29, U 1091/18 OLG

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