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Amazon accidentally delivers an united Ireland in online response

14 Nov 2020 2 minutes Read
Amazon delivery box.

Amazon’s company motto is ‘Work hard. Have fun. Make history,’ but perhaps the company is in danger of pursuing the latter goal too vigorously as they seemed to declare a united Ireland online today.

Replying to a complaint from a customer in Northern Ireland on Twitter, the company responded by saying that they could not help because “coverage is exclusively available to Prime members based in the UK”.

“We don’t have the rights to other territories,” they said.

On being informed by customer Christopher Jones that “Northern Ireland is part of the UK,” Amazon stuck to their guns.

“Many apologies but, we don’t have the broadcast rights for Ireland or other territories,” they said.

 

‘Delivered’

The revelation that Amazon customer service seemed to believe that Ireland was a single country outside the UK caused much mirth on social media:

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