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amazonfail - the homophobic glitch? really?
children of dune - leto 1
seperis
To recap the glorious adventure of this weekend: many, many books and novels, both fiction and not, were delisted and in some cases moved from a top level search on amazon under the idea that anything GLBT is also to be considered adult, along with a sampling of general erotica.

[But not Playboy! Yes, we can still get thirty years of centerfolds for our kids! Thank God.]

Amazon Possibly Using Category Metadata to Filter Rankings at Dear Author has an explanation--with spreadsheets!--on what metadata is and how it might have been used during this "glitch".

And right. Amazon Rank in a continued quest for internetz justice via the googlebomb.


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Clarification, sorry: It could be a troll grabbing for attention (thus muddling the issue further), or it could be true.

Either way, it does not endear me to the act of trolling.

Yes, it does appear that it is a troll grabbing for attention after all: http://bryant.livejournal.com/672165.html

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