Amazon confirms homophobic policy
Sales Ranks disappearing on Amazon? What is going on?
On the issue of Amazon suddenly stripping sales ranks from m/m, f/f and erotica, actual facts have been obtained.
Amazon is protecting is general readership from the evol gay and the pr0n. Read here: http://markprobst.livejournal.com/15293.html
asknosecrets is collecting links here: http://community.livejournal.com/meta_writer/11560.html
got #amazonfail going on twitter. Go tweet and protest! Think of it as signing an e-petition, only with 140 characters to express your outrage!
vashtan is compiling a list of books that have been affected, here: http://community.livejournal.com/meta_writer/11992.html
What can you do?
Copied from erastes LJ
1. Sign the petition http://www.thepetitionsite.com/1/in-protest-at-amazons-new-adult-policy 2. Write to the CEO Jeffrey Bezos. 1200 12th Avenue South, Seattle, Washington 98144-2734, United States Phone: 206-266-1000 Fax: 206-622-2405 3. Contact info for Amazon for calls, emails, faxes letters http://clicheideas.com/amazon.htm
Also, if you have a book or books affected by the censorship, add their names to the list on meta_writer above.
Inform your publisher.
Write to any gblt paper you may be associated with.
Change your buy links for your books so they no longer link to Amazon.
If you were thinking of buying a Kindle, don’t!
Also Smart Bitches, of Smart Bitches, Trashy Books suggest a Google Bomb, where, by the magic of the internet, you post this link on your site/blog
and Amazon get instant bad publicity 😉