Amazon

Apps

Illegal Activities

Significant & Sensitive Events

Policy Date:

Apr 13, 2022

Apps published to the Amazon Appstore must not promote or facilitate illegal activities, including but not limited to the following scenarios:
• Facilitate torrents, pirated software, or illegal streaming or downloads.
• Contain specific advice on how to join an illegal organization.
• Provide advice on how to begin or be involved in an illegal lifestyle, such as prostitution, joining the mafia, or joining a gang.
• Give guidance on how to create or build dangerous materials (e.g., how to build a bomb, silencer, meth lab, etc.)
• Promote or praise terrorism, including detailing specific tactics or recruiting new members for terrorist groups.
• Contain illegal or controlled drug use.
• Provide information about black market sales of prescription drugs.
• Include references to or information regarding forced marriages, purchasable husbands and/or wives, or human trafficking, or facilitation of dowry.
• Promote organized crime, terrorism, or other illegal activities meant to undermine local and/or national governments or police.