A 'WSJ' investigation
(NEWSER) – It may be time to update your view of the "unbiased, impersonal" Internet, reports the Wall Street Journal. It today shares the results of an investigation into online shopping that found that one price doesn't necessarily fit all. A number of websites— including those of Staples, Home Depot, and Rosetta Stone—display different prices to shoppers based on their location. And we're not necessarily talking about a difference between California and Virginia buyers. In the case of a Swingline stapler sold at Staples.com, two shoppers living just a few miles away saw two different prices: $14.29 and $15.79.
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