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AMAZON BEEFING UP U.K. VIDEO SERVICE TO COUNTER NETFLIX

October 26, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

A day after Netflix announced that it would be rolling out its streaming service in the U.K. and Ireland, Amazon said that it was beefing up its own LoveFilm disc and streaming rental service in those countries. Members subscribing to its Amazon Prime service would also receive free movie streams. The tight competition is clearly […]

PROTESTS FORCE WITHDRAWAL OF PEDOPHILE BOOK

November 12, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Following a day when TV and radio talk shows focused on Amazon’s inclusion of The Pedophile’s Guide to Love & Pleasure on its Kindle ebook store, the online retailer has withdrawn the book. By Thursday afternoon, those broadcasts had prompted hundreds of postings on Facebook and Twitter calling for a boycott of Amazon, which had […]

TV CONTROVERSY OVER PEDOPHILE BOOK GENERATES SALES FOR IT

November 11, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

In yet another case of moral outrage backfiring, sales of the self-published The Pedophile’s Guide to Love and Pleasure zoomed on Amazon after it became the subject of radio and TV talk shows and cable newscasts on Wednesday. Richard Greaves, the 42-year-old author of the book, said that he had sold just one copy of […]