Having deligated its English-to-Swedish translation duties to an AI tool (Alexa perhaps ..?) Amazon announced
“We are pleased to open the doors for Amazon.se and offer Swedish consumers a selection of more than 150 million products, of which tens of thousands come from local Swedish companies,” said Alex Ootes, vice president of European expansion at Amazon, in a press release.
Upon reviewing feedback from local Swedish press Computing commented:
“Among those 150 million products, Swedish shoppers were surprised, some no doubt delighted, to find an expansive range of “cock brushes”, “cock paintings”, “rape curtains” and “prostitute earrings”, although how many came from local Swedish companies was not made clear.”