Got this from Amazon.com today:
Please know that The e-mail address you are writing from is not
currently listed as an official contact on any Advantage account in
our records. For our members' protection, we can only provide
information or make adjustments to Advantage accounts if the request
comes from an e-mail address associated with the account. We
believe that this is the best way to ensure that any changes are
authorized by the account holder.

That said, Although your title may no longer be supplied to
Amazon.com by a particular distributor, the detail page will remain
online. We offer the option to buy and sell used copies of all of
the titles listed on our web site, which is done via the detail page
of the item.

One of our goals at Amazon.com is to provide our customers with
features and services that will help them find and discover titles
that interest them. By making it more convenient for customers to
find new and used items, our store will attract more customers which
will benefit all of the suppliers that sell their titles on
Amazon.com.

It is important for us to know how our members feel about every
aspect of our service so that we can continue to improve our store,
and we appreciate hearing your comments.
Thank for using Amazon.com
Best regards,
Adam B.

I may have to get a lawyer after all.
Ellen G.