|January 5, 2000
Via Email and Hand Delivery
Mr. Donald S. Clark
re: Advisory Committee on Online Access and Security - Nomination, P004807
Dear Mr. Clark:
By this letter, and through the undersigned counsel, Amazon.com, Inc. ("Amazon.com") nominates a representative to serve on the Commission's Advisory Committee on Online Access and Security.
Amazon.com enthusiastically supports consumer online privacy and welcomes the formation of this Advisory Committee. With annualized sales over $2.6 billion, Amazon.com is the world's largest online retailer. In addition to selling books, CDs, videos cassettes and DVDs, toys, consumer electronics and software, and home improvement items, Amazon.com provides virtual storefront space to hundreds of sellers through its Z-Shops(, and runs a thriving auction site. Amazon.com's commitment to being the world's most customer-focused company requires it to be extremely responsive to all customer concerns, including those relating to online privacy.
In support of this nomination, the following is shown:
Amazon.com expects to nominate an individual representative of the company for the Advisory Committee very soon. Until then, Amazon.com may be contacted via the undersigned (email@example.com / 202.719.7190), or directly to Mr. David Gabrieli (firstname.lastname@example.org / 206.266.2204). Thank you for your consideration of this nomination. The original of this letter and two copies are enclosed. Also enclosed on a diskette is a copy of this letter in MS-Word for Windows 95, Version 7.0c
Paul E. Misener