Re: [Yuricon] Link to Simoun Volume 1 Review on Okazu
- Probably because of some lobby/industry-backed tariff law or something. The U.S.P.S. has a list of shipping restrictions (from the U.S.) by country here: http://pe.usps.gov/text/Imm/Immctry.htmlOn Oct 24, 2007, at 12:45 PM, Erica Friedman wrote:
> To: Yuricon@yahoogroups.com
> From: haruchin@...
> Date: Wed, 24 Oct 2007 16:19:48 +0000
> Subject: RE: [Yuricon] Link to Simoun Volume 1 Review on Okazu
> >Amazon.com *ought* to sell overseas. I was under the impression that they
> >all ship anywhere in the world.
> Having had disappointments with amazon.com in the past, where I tried
> several times to order something and just got redirected back to
> amazon.co.uk with a message telling me that they wouldn't do international
I think that this is true for electronics and games. I know someone who tried to order games from Amazon JP and couldn't. Why? Beats me.Makes for some slightly interesting reading to see what some countries prohibit.I tried looking for a list of Japanese export restrictions, but I'm probably using the wrong terms and/or engines, since nothing comprehensive is coming up, and I've already spent 20 minutes on it.Capitalism; making your world smaller, every day. ;)-==-Serge"Visually Impressive!" -- Precocious Curmudgeon