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Perhaps you should write it again more carefully.
No one was censored
Posted May 6, 2012 17:18 UTC (Sun) by clump (subscriber, #27801)
However, the global effect of such commercial decisions can effectively add up to censorship. We should pay attention _before_ that happens, because afterwards it can be too late to get it changed without momentous cultural shifts.
Sidestepping political conversation, there are ways to address the issue. As others have noted, you can change the title of the article. You can also apply pressure to the retailer. You can open your own book store. You can work hard to write things that will not offend others. Whether you should have to do those things is another discussion entirely.
Posted May 7, 2012 15:39 UTC (Mon) by misiu_mp (guest, #41936)
Posted May 7, 2012 17:22 UTC (Mon) by spaetz (subscriber, #32870)
Posted May 18, 2012 20:55 UTC (Fri) by steffen780 (guest, #68142)
Though you are of course right to point out that B&N has apparently not actually done this - nevertheless, it's still not a "nothing to see, move along" thing. This kinda stuff does happens routinely, maybe not by B&N, but Google&Apple certainly do it as SOP.
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