Friday, April 17, 2009

Curiouser and curiouser, Amazon

Just as the uproar begins to die down, other shady dealings come to light.

It seems that censorship of Kindle books categorized as gay/lesbian has been going on since January of 2008. Francine Saint Marie claims her "novels have been aggressively censored by Amazon since ... they were first released as Kindle editions." She also tells how she rigged the game in her own favor by hiding her lesbian tags when she uploaded her books as new and added the tags back in later.

Check out her story in her own words at the AfterEllen website.

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