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As of this writing, all but one of the books I used in this example have had their ranks restored. OTOH, an all-departments search on "homosexuality" is still returning the same anti-gay results I got last night, so there's a way to go yet.
kshandra: The Burning Man effigy, lit in blue neon, arms by his sides; an orange half-moon is visible over his shoulder. (Brilliant!)
In comments on a post putting forward a trolling theory that I don't quite buy, [livejournal.com profile] eldestmuse says something that I think is important to keep in mind, here:

Even if they aren't deliberately targeting the LGBT audience, the fact remains that the philosophy behind putting the feature to remove the sales ranks of bestselling authors, thus hurting their livelihood based on morality instead of popularity, based on being "adult" is fundamentally objectionable.
kshandra: Jack Harkness aims his pistol at something off-camera. Text: "TASTE MY BISEXUAL FURY" (Bisexual Fury)

(EDIT: For those of you just joining us, the beginning of the #amazonfail saga is summarized here.

EDIT 2, Electric Boogaloo: Amazon's PR department can be reached at 206-266-7180.)
kshandra: a stack of hardback books, spines facing away (Books)

A list of affected titles is being kept here; a link round-up is here; and a petition is up here (and despite my personal feelings re: online petitions, I will be signing).

Please, forward, Tweet with the #amazonfail hashtag - get the word out early and often. This is unacceptable.

(crossposted to [livejournal.com profile] bipolypagangeek)
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