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On #amazonfail

April 13, 2009

Janet has some extensive thoughts about the shenanigans over at Amazon.com. Do wander over and have a read. Suffice it to say, I agree with her and will be withholding any business until all of this has been cleared up to my satisfaction.

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  1. OmegaMom
    April 13, 2009 at 6:44 pm | #1

    Here’s the latest: http://community.livejournal.com/brutal_honesty/3168992.html Sounds very plausible.

  2. April 14, 2009 at 1:41 pm | #2

    Amazon’s response: http://blog.seattlepi.com/amazon/archives/166329.asp
    It didn’t target LGBT content, it wasn’t a conspiracy, it wasn’t a hacker. It had to do with publisher-supplied metadata and user error by an Amazon employee in France that propagated globally, it has been partially corrected and the rest is being corrected.
    I agree with Neuro-conservative’s comment on Janet’s blog.

  3. DLC
    April 16, 2009 at 9:41 pm | #3

    Or it could have been an accident on purpose. But I don’t shop amazon anyway.

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