It happens everywhere. Even in America. A newspaper accused of trying to blackmail aprominent person by threatening to defame him if he does not succumb to its wishes.
Faced by the danger of humiliation or a damaging public outcry, these people – as powerful as they are – succumb. They pay the price, whatever it is.
That was the reality until recently.
At that time, Jeff Bezos, the founder of Amazon, one of the largest companies in the world, the richest …