Very important (for Verbela) blog post from Occipital, the maker of redlaser

by Giuseppe Taibi on December 7, 2009

The only case where RedLaser will now display fewer results is for some products on  The reason is that Amazon has a policy that prohibits querying their API from mobile applications unless they give explicit written permission.  We asked for permission a few months ago, and were told “No.”  We then tried a number of work-arounds and unfortunately, Amazon asked us to remove them as well.  Despite the limitation, in some cases Google and TheFind may be able to provide Amazon results and will include them when possible.

Share and Enjoy:
  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • Print
  • Digg
  • Sphinn
  • Mixx
  • Google Bookmarks
  • Suggest to Techmeme via Twitter
  • Technorati
  • Tumblr

Leave a Comment

Powered by WP Hashcash

Previous post: Yahoo shopping app gets panned

Next post: Social Shopping: Putting the Emotion Back in E-Commerce