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Judge hits amazon.com with fine

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"A judge has fined Amazon.com $18,000 for violating her order in a lawsuit brought by Toys R Us charging the Internet merchant with flouting its exclusivity agreement with the nation's second-biggest toy retailer."

"Toys R Us had sued on May 21, claiming Amazon violated a 2000 partnership agreement in which Amazon, in exchange for $200 million, would not let others sell certain products being offered by Toys R Us on Amazon.com."

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