Book Defending Pedophilia Makes It Onto the Kindle

Wednesday, Nov 10, 2010  |  Updated 5:00 PM PDT
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Book Defending Pedophilia Makes It Onto the Kindle

The Kindle is in trouble.

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Amazon and Apple may be going to digital war to conquer the digital book world but one book that Steve Jobs will gladly let the Kindle have exclusive rights over is already causing quite a stir.

The makers of the Kindle are selling a self-published book that defends pedophilia and offers advice to pedophiles who want to avoid blowback.

Amazon is selling "The Pedophile's Guide to Love and Pleasure: a Child-lover's Code of Conduct" by Philip R. Greaves II as an e-book on its Kindle reader. The move has sparked severe outrage, with a few people calling for a boycott of Amazon.

The biggest question that arises in the controversy is how does Amazon screen books for its Kindle?

Apple's ironfist control of its App Store and iBook store, which has still let controversial apps slip through.

As of Wednesday evening, Amazon explaining how it approves books for its reader.

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