I would be interested in tackling the amazonfail incident a little more directly. I’ve got a couple of good articles that raise some interesting points, especially about meta-data and what it means to define something through such tags.
This is a great summery/examination of the entire fiasco. It raises a lot of key issue around metadata/internet response and has interesting links to most of the other main responses.
This is one of the original posts by one of the authors that started the uproar.
This is a simpler version of the first link by BBC. It provides a nice summery of things.