Amazon to Offer Discounted Prime Memberships for People on Government Assistance

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Amazon.com is giving more people access to its Amazon Prime membership by offering those on government assistance a hefty discount, Reuters reports.

By entering their Electronic Benefits Transfer card information, customers will pay only $5.99 a month to use Prime, compared with the $10.99 a month paid by non-EBT-card customers.

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Amazon said that it created the discounted memberships to make Amazon Prime more accessible—and to continue its world domination.

Read more at the New York Times.

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