I decided to start a gripe list. So here is the Stupid Things item for today.
Changing Amazon Associates email is incredibly convoluted and stupid. At every other site, you change your email by logging in, changing your email, and verifying the new address (with a notice sent to the old address).
Not at Amazon! They are very security-minded. I had to add another user (me) to my account. Then click the link in the email sent to the “new user” (me) and register a new account (for myself). Next, I logged back in as “the old me” and confirmed the new user (the new me), and deleted myself (the old me).
After logging back in as “the new me”, I find “the old me” is gone and my email is changed. Who’s programming this crap for them, Microsoft?