[ExI] Amazon is Beginning to Delist Some Books

Dan dan_ust at yahoo.com
Mon Apr 13 19:54:39 UTC 2009

--- On Mon, 4/13/09, B.K. DeLong <bkdelong at pobox.com> wrote:
> There is FAR more to this. Search
> "Twitter" (#amazonfail &
> #glitchmyass) and Google for "Amazon Fail".
> Also see the posts from earlier this AM in:
> http://community.livejournal.com/meta_writer
> Personally, I believe someone figured out how to exploit
> the Amazon
> API to the point where anything tagged as having GLBT
> content had
> their Sales Ranking removed. If that's the case and others
> figured it
> out just as fast (including before Amazon developers), we
> could see
> this happen to other books as well.

If that's so, then this isn't Amazon playing Big Brother, but just someone hacking their site, no?




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