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It wasn't all that long ago that online retail giant Amazon was in hot water for its sale of whale products from Japan. Now, Yahoo! is under fire for doing the exact same thing.

Yahoo! Japan features products like whale jerky, bacon, and canned whale meat from endangered whale species. Yahoo! has banned the sale of endangered animal products from its other sites, but continues to profit from the sale of whale commodities on its Japanese site. Many of the products come from species of whales that are protected by the International Whaling Commission — regulations that Yahoo! is blatantly shirking.

As one of the Internet's most prominent corporations, Yahoo! should know better than to sell products that are harmful to any animal species. Tell Yahoo!'s CEO Ross Levinsohn to obey the international moratorium and to stop selling endangered animal products immediately.

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Dear Ross Levinsohn:

I was really disappointed to learn that one of the most trusted online web portals is engaging in selling endangered animal products.

I recently discovered that Yahoo!'s Japan site is selling all kinds of products from endangered whales, including jerky, bacon, and canned whale meat. Despite the fact that there is a moratorium on commercial whaling set forth by the International Whaling Commission, Yahoo! continues to act above the law and sell these products for its own profit.

Amazon recently faced sharp public criticism for doing the exact same thing; Amazon quickly pulled these products and no longer offers them.

Yahoo! needs to do the same. Please discontinue the sale of illegal whale products on your site.

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Aug 21, 2014 cathy hale
Aug 21, 2014 Sarah Desmaris
Aug 21, 2014 Gino Tarabotto
Aug 20, 2014 Marilyn Weber
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Aug 20, 2014 Nina Hirsch
Aug 20, 2014 Pat Champion
Aug 20, 2014 melissa hagen
Aug 20, 2014 pam twinning
Aug 20, 2014 Kathryn Johanessen
Aug 20, 2014 Evi Meuris
Aug 20, 2014 virginia carter
Aug 20, 2014 Denise Riggs
Aug 20, 2014 Frances La Grange
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Aug 20, 2014 gina marinello
Aug 20, 2014 Cathy Fire
Aug 20, 2014 Silke Kleinhenz
Aug 20, 2014 Clare Stoddern Who do these monsters think they are?! This is absolutely SICK and the most inhumane thing I've ever heard of!
Aug 20, 2014 justan acre Afraid you don't have enough money or subscribers? Keep cruelty ongoing and see where you are.
Aug 20, 2014 (Name not displayed)
Aug 20, 2014 Alexandra Tabler
Aug 18, 2014 Robert Petermann
Aug 18, 2014 Vicky Wahl It is time that our corporations and administration stand up to countries like Japan that continually disregard the conservation efforts of these most precious animals. I, for one, will never use Yahoo as long as you participate. Do the right thing!
Aug 18, 2014 Scott Woodard
Aug 17, 2014 Terri Henry
Aug 17, 2014 shawna segovia
Aug 17, 2014 Amber Taschner
Aug 17, 2014 Machteld Wierenga
Aug 17, 2014 Theresa Freeman
Aug 17, 2014 Sheryl Conerly
Aug 17, 2014 Alanna Revie
Aug 16, 2014 Jade Lyons
Aug 16, 2014 Priscilla DaCosta
Aug 16, 2014 Lori Goodloe
Aug 16, 2014 Kelly Bennett
Aug 16, 2014 Ashley Jeffrey Animals need rights.
Aug 16, 2014 Patina Grogan
Aug 16, 2014 Mary Ann Avery
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Aug 15, 2014 Felishia long
Aug 15, 2014 Kendra Rainwater
Aug 15, 2014 Kirstyn Woodall
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Aug 15, 2014 Aleshia Mitchell
Aug 15, 2014 Nadine Tränkle
Aug 15, 2014 kathryn jaramillo
Aug 14, 2014 Dennis Mason
Aug 14, 2014 Nicole Nunez
Aug 14, 2014 Yves Decargouet

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