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DVD Profiler Unlimited RegistrantStar Contributorrdodolak
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Just out of curiosity how does API know which account is making the request?  Is it the affiliate ID?
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Just out of curiosity how does API know which account is making the request?  Is it the affiliate ID?

There is a unique key assigned to AWS developers. My question was basically could that be correlated to the affiliate ID? I don't know, but if so, that might be a solution.
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DVD Profiler Desktop and Mobile RegistrantStar ContributorDJ Doena
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I wonder what would happen if you add some Amazon Associates links to your page? Do those sales credits count towards opening your API access?


yes

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Sadly, nobody has ever used them! 


yup
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DVD Profiler Unlimited RegistrantStar Contributorrdodolak
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Sadly, nobody has ever used them! 


yup


So, if someone were to use it would your access be restored for a period of time or do you have to reapply for access to the Product API?

If you used your own links when purchasing product do those sales also count toward access?  I do know you won't get commission on your own orders, but I'm curious if that would restore access too.

EDIT: I found the terms and conditions and it doesn't appear to be a very viable option.

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Each account used for Product Advertising API is allowed an initial usage limit of 8640 requests per day (TPD) subject to a maximum of 1 request per second (TPS). Your account will receive an additional 1 TPD for every 5 cents or 1 TPS (up to a maximum of 10) for every $4320 of shipped item revenue generated via the use of Product Advertising API for shipments in the last 30 days.

Note that your account will lose access to Product Advertising API if it has not generated referring sales using PA API in the last 30 days.
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DVD Profiler Desktop and Mobile RegistrantStar ContributorDJ Doena
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So, if someone were to use it would your access be restored for a period of time or do you have to reapply for access to the Product API?


Don't know, never lost it.

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If you used your own links when purchasing product do those sales also count toward access?  I do know you won't get commission on your own orders, but I'm curious if that would restore access too.


No, own purchases (and also family) purchases are excluded.
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Don't know, never lost it.


Well let's find out, I just placed an order with your Amazon link.
DVD Profiler Unlimited RegistrantStar Contributorrdodolak
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^ Yep, it's working again.  It took a couple of days before it became active again.
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