1) theft of images for commercial use by others
2) shipping policy loopholes that small businesses can't compete with..
1) -- ART THEFT
Enough with the art theft already. It's beyond egregious .... how can the titans like Amazon manipulate all sorts of algorithms to their advantage, but can't protect the RIGHTS of indie artists who supply the goods Amazon and others profit from!!!.
More on Copyright Info for Artists in my frequently updated blog post: http://stuartngbooks.blogspot.com/2014/07/copyright-info-for-artists_15.html
(image below by Dreamtime.com)
9/12/14 article by Jeff Guo in The Washington Post on USPS wrinkle that makes shipping from China to US so much cheaper than shipping from US to China...
.....Forums on eBay are filled with angry notes about ePacket. “I must say that it is simply an economic disaster for US Sellers,” one person wrote. “One product that we sell for 2.00 with 2.50 shipping a chinese company is selling for .99 with free shipping,” another complained. The person added, “Too much work no money here anymore. Let the Chinese have it.”
2016 info on ePacket here:
excerpt from this article by Tony Lam (I have added BOLD to "sellers" to clarify. US sellers are not getting a reciprocal deal).