Fake Babies for Discounts? Amazon Mom is an Honor System

Design News 12.19.13

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Temper tantrums are flaring about Amazon Mom, a service that offers parents and caregivers of small children discounts on household items. A Slate writer claimed non-parents should invent a fake baby to take advantage of the service. A Gawker writer called that "odious." The official Amazon statement is that Amazon Mom is based on the honor system, and they expect most customers will be honest. What do you think?

In other news, check out this Paris street art turned into digital immersion, and a Reddit user discovers her Secret Santa is Bill Gates. See the headlines after the jump.

Amazon Doesn’t Want You to Invent Children to Get Discounts | WSJ Digits
How A Paris Graffiti Mecca Was Transformed Into An Immersive Digital Experience | Co.Create
Reddit User Discovers Her Secret Santa Is Bill Gates | Fast Company

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