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Amazon Patents Scheduled Recurring Deliveries

Posted at 7:21AM Monday 11 Feb 2013

Amazon has just received US patent number 8,370,271 on "recurring delivery of products." Essentially, Amazon just received a patent on the ability to ship a new order of a particular good every so often to a customer without being asked. Or, as one pundit put it, Amazon has just "patented the milkman."

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