Amazon is catching a lot of flack for charging different amounts for the same product. This is standard operating procedure in the world of business, but on the Internet things are a bit different. Most people don’t know or care whether people in Seattle pay more for lawnmowers than people in Atlanta, but on the Internet, comparing notes on things like this is trivial. Between their patent abuse, increasingly user-unfriendly privacy policy, and consumer-agitating pricing strategy, has really been striking out lately.