Your Money: Feb. 22, 1999

RETURN THE PAGE Online book buyers were in an uproar last week when Amazon.com admitted it had been selling publishers prominent placement for their books in sections such as "Destined for Greatness" and "What We're Reading." Amazon denies it ever spotlighted a book without editors' approval, but it will let customers return any book it ever recommended, no matter how beaten up. Amazon will also now disclose to customers which digital displays are paid for.

CELL FORWARDING It's one of the reasons cell-phone users give out their numbers to only a select few: they have to pay for every incoming call....

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