Where's Amazon?

When the tsunami came, many prominent online merchants like Amazon, eBay, Google, MSN and Yahoo prominently displayed donation links on their front pages.

So why do they refuse to do the same when an American tsunami by name of Katrina leaves hundreds of thousands homeless and an American city unliveable?

Information week has the story.

Do they think people in Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi and around the country won't remember?

Gerard Van Der Leun characterizes it as Billion Dollar Web Companies to New Orleans, "Drop Dead"

HT to Michelle Malkin who has more updates on Katrina's aftermath than anyone.

UPDATE.  Hugh Hewitt reports that he's heard from Amazon and they've changed their minds.

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