Source: Boing Boing
quote: It's easy to see the priorities of the two:Amazon: Make money, hence, sells Apple stuff.Apple: Impose an ideology, hence, does not sell Amazon stuff.
quote: Perfectly legal...Walmart gets to set the standards for products they sell, based on whatever they want.
quote: Take for example Chick-fil-A. Reckon you could force them to sell copies of Brokeback Mountain in their stores against their will?
quote: Censorship only comes into play if the government is the actor. If a private business is the actor, it's not censorship.
quote: Censorship, the suppression of words, images, or ideas that are "offensive," happens whenever some people succeed in imposing their personal political or moral values on others. Censorship can be carried out by the government as well as private pressure groups. Censorship by the government is unconstitutional.
quote: According to Schumer, the lawsuit will destroy the publishing industry because Amazon needs the competition in order to have better offerings (regarding book selection and price) for consumers.