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<p> Citing free-speech and intolerance for censorship, Amazon defends it's decision to sell a book marketed towards pedophiles....oh, I'm sorry, we're supposed to call them "child lovers." I'm pretty dang liberal and I am generally against media censorship, but this is too far. This is child rape.</p>
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<p><a href="http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/40112145/ns/technology_and_science-tech_and_gadgets/" target="_blank"> MSNBC article on the issue.</a></p>
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<p>I heard about this on facebook...they've taken the book off the virtual shelf, but from what I hear it is still available through Kindle, and they have still have another book of that type for sale.</p>
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<p>I probably will not be shopping there again. It seems that they will put practically anything up for sale in order to make a quick buck...I am all for freedom of speech but I draw the line when that speech can cause harm or trauma to other beings, and especially children.</p>
 

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<div class="quote-block">Originally Posted by <strong>mama*pisces</strong> <a href="/community/forum/thread/1278355/boycott-amazon-com-sells-how-to-guide-for-pedophiles#post_16038145"><img alt="View Post" class="inlineimg" src="/community/img/forum/go_quote.gif" style="border:0px solid;"></a><br><br><p>I heard about this on facebook...they've taken the book off the virtual shelf, but from what I hear it is still available through Kindle, and they have still have another book of that type for sale.</p>
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<p>I probably will not be shopping there again. It seems that they will put practically anything up for sale in order to make a quick buck...I am all for freedom of speech but I draw the line when that speech can cause harm or trauma to other beings, and especially children.</p>
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I agree.  <img alt="" src="http://files.mothering.com/mad.gif" title="">  It was bad enough that they sell that child training manual. </p>
 

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<p>According to this CBS news piece Amazon also sells videos of nude girls as young as ELEVEN.</p>
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<p><a href="http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-501465_162-20022648-501465.html" target="_blank">http://www.cbsnews.com/8301-501465_162-20022648-501465.html</a><span style="display:none;"> </span></p>
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<p>When I contacted Amazon to cancel my account I got a very terse response saying, We pulled the book. Problem solved?</p>
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<p>LOL. Uhhh....not so much.</p>
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<p>Yes, it's really awful that they sell something like that but amazon as well as many other companies sell things that I am morally opposed to. If I were to boycott them all I would have very few options remaining. It's enough to me that they pulled the book, that shows they realize it's wrong and are no longer willing to take part in it's distribution. </p>
 

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<p>Please remember to keep the discussion to the actual boycott, and other activism related ideas.  Let's now discuss the other books they seel, or turn it into a debate about whether to boycott or not.  Please refer to the Activism guidelines if you have any questions about what type of posts are allowed in here.</p>
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<p>Thank you</p>
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<p>Adina</p>
 

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<p>I just came across a group which is spearheading a campaign to boycott Amazon for this and other books which advocate illegal acts against children. <a href="http://asystemofrandomtangents.wordpress.com/2010/11/19/parents-take-a-stand-ptas/" target="_blank">Info here.</a></p>
 

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Sickening! Well, looks like I won't be doing business there anymore.
 

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<p>Let's keep this thread about the actual boycott, or other activist activities regarding Amazon.  Please refrain from referring or reproducing other conversations from other internet venues here.  :)  Thanks.</p>
 

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<p>The link I posted was about this same boycott of Amazon for the same reason as this thread.  :)</p>
 
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