By Jack Morse

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Amazon is worried about its customers getting ripped off — well, that and being held legally responsible for it. 

The ecommerce giant published a plea Wednesday for lawmakers to finally do something about the very real problem of price gouging during a disaster. Specifically, Amazon’s vice president of public policy, Brian Huseman, asked for federal legislation that we’re sure only coincidentally puts the crosshairs on sellers — not on Amazon itself. 

Amazon, you see, is trying to do right by its customers. It’s the lack of a comprehensive and federal anti-price-gouging law, argues Huseman, that has set customers up to be ripped off by unscrupulous baddies using Amazon’s platform. 

“As people across the country focus on protecting the health and safety of their families and communities — and stretching every precious dollar — one thing they shouldn’t have to worry about is being taken advantage of by bad actors seeking to profit off the COVID-19 crisis,” reads the blog post. 

Thankfully for any lawmaker wondering just what, exactly, she can d

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