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Amazon reverses decision on book ban

Title: Amazon reverses decision on book ban
Date: Friday, 21 May 1999
Publisher: ZDNet
Author: Charles Cooper
Main source: zdnet.com

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After absorbing withering criticism for its decision to stop selling a book critical of Scientology, Amazon.com has reversed itself. The move to withdraw the book, "A Piece of Blue Sky," comes a day after a report published in Wired News triggered a rash of postings on Internet newsgroups. The book, a critical examination of Scientology and its founder, L. Ron Hubbard, was pulled by Amazon (Nasdaq:AMZN) in February after an injunction against its distribution in the United Kingdom. The courts had ... [Read the rest at zdnet.com]