Amazon are at the center of a row that pits them in a situation where they are refusing to pull an e-book entitled “The Pedophile’s Guide to Love and Pleasure,” arguing that doing so would be censorship.
The electronic book, which is self-published resides on the Amazon Kindle Store, is priced at $4.79 and describes itself as a guide for “pedosexuals” and offers help to them to make “pedophile situations safer for those juveniles that find themselves involved in them.”
The content of the e-book has infuriated hundereds of consumers, and has resulted in a number of social networking pages and tweets calling for the publication to be removed from the store, and some even asking others to boycott the Seattle-based company.
One Facebook page has a number of comments, with one person saying “This is not about freedom of speech. This is a HOW TO GUIDE FOR PEDOPHILES! Shame on you Amazon.com.”
Other posts read “They are screwing themselves over just in time for holiday shopping,” and “if someone who buys this crap is arrested for —–ing a youngster in his/her neighborhood will Amazon be held accountable … maybe an accomplice?”
Amazon have not responded to these messages as time of writing, but we would like to know your views on this e-book? Is it wrong to have such a book available for all to read or do you think Amazon are right in believing that they can not remove it on the grounds of censorship?
Source: Fox News