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By: Gail Balfour
ComputerWorld Canada

If there ever was proof that the climate of Internet commerce is changing, it’s Amazon.com’s announcement last month that it had finally turned a net profit.

The news, which “prompted observers to check to see if there were any snowballs in hell,” as described by an IDG News Service newsletter, shouldn’t really be news – if you think about it rationally. Maybe I’m a bit cynical about commerce, but doesn’t the whole impetus behind running a business have a lot to do with making a buck?



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