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Q.1408

In 2014, the e-commerce site Amazon.com and the book publisher Hachette have been embroiled in a tussle over pricing of e-books. Several authors have taken Hachette's side, signing an open letter in August 2014 protesting against Amazon's stance.

An Amazon spokesperson asked Hachette to "stop using their authors as ___ ____". The blanked out phrase here has been used often in another, greater, conflict from 2014. What phrase?

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Q.2336

In Jan 2017, Finland became the first country in Europe to officially experiment with this socio-economic concept. Similar experiments are scheduled for many Dutch cities and the Canadian city of Ontario in 2017. In the case of Finland, the figure is 560 Euros a month. What concept?

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