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Amazon Sells Pro-Pedophile Books


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Sherry
- 2059 days ago - youtube.com
Amazon.com knowingly sells and profits from pro-pedophile and child erotica books. Here's a list of executives and high-level staff at Amazon.com who continue to profit from the sale of child erotica, despite protest from child advocacy groups:



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Dalia H. (1277)
Wednesday January 7, 2009, 10:36 am
Noted. Thanks dearest Sherry.
Much Love, Black Dalia:)
 

Blue Bunting (855)
Wednesday January 7, 2009, 10:38 am
Time to boycott Amazon.com until they stop this practise.
 

BarbCat SunshineLady (1645)
Wednesday January 7, 2009, 10:49 am
Shame on Amazon for this horrific selling of child abuse!! Amazon has gone way over the limit here. I suggest we alert Presiden-Elect Obama about this in a petition asking for 2,000 signatures. Thank you Sherry, noted with anger and a heartful of sadness for the children.
 

Annelies O. (283)
Wednesday January 7, 2009, 11:08 am
This is indeed very disturbing. Is there a petition on this? Otherwise let me now please, so I can start one.
Thanks Sherry
 

Sheila G. (267)
Wednesday January 7, 2009, 11:11 am
Amazon acts like a shameless whore with no respect for life, they have proven in the past that they don't care about anything but making bucks, dump them if you have an account.
ty Sherry
 

Sherry P. (193)
Wednesday January 7, 2009, 11:11 am
http://www.thepetitionsite.com/1/protect-children-boycott-amazon

Sign the petition!
 

Annelies O. (283)
Wednesday January 7, 2009, 11:21 am
Thank you Sherry, signed petition
 

Sherry P. (193)
Wednesday January 7, 2009, 11:35 am
Feel Free to e-mail amazon and tell them what you think of their practices.

jeff@amazon.com - Jeffrey P. Bezos, President, Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board

werner@allthingsdistributed.com - Werner Vogels, Chief Technology Officer and Vice President of Amazon.com

ajassy@amazon.com - Andrew Jassy, Senior Vice President, Web Services

stevenk@amazon.com - Steven Kessell, Senior Vice President, Worldwide Digital Media

marco@amazon.com - Marc Onetto, Senior Vice President, Worldwide Operations

diegop@amazon.com - Diego Piacentini, Senior Vice President, International Retail

shelleyr@amazon.com - Shelley Reynolds, Vice President, Wordwide Controller and Principal Accounting Officer

jeffw@amazon.com - Jeff Wilke, Senior Vice President, North America Retail

szkutak@amazon.com - Thomas Szkutak, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

selipsky@amazon.com - Adam Selipsky, Vice President

rabuchin@amazon.com - Steve Rabuchin, Director

freed@amazon.com - Ian Freed, Vice President, Digital

michellew@amazon.com - Michelle Wilson, Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary

swheeler@amazon.com - Sam Wheeler, Director, Advertising & Partnerships

bcarr@amazon.com - Bill Carr, Vice President, Digital Media

jvaria@amazon.com - Jinesh Varia, Web Services Evangelist

cbodell@yahoo.com - Colin Bodell, Vice President, Platform Operations of Amazon.com

awseditor@amazon.com - Mike Culver, Web Services Evangelist


jbarr@amazon.com - Jeff Barr, Lead Web Services Evangelist


 

Linda B. (71)
Wednesday January 7, 2009, 1:09 pm
Petition signed.

I participated some time back in a campaign for Amazon to stop selling material promoting animal fighting. Their response: We give the public what they want.

All I can gather from that is they don't care if the subject matter is illegal, immoral, or just plain wrong - it's all about money.

I hope they get a conscious on this issue.
 

Sandy L. (40)
Wednesday January 7, 2009, 2:22 pm
noted with disgust and signed
 

Villagetree Enterprises (1)
Wednesday January 7, 2009, 2:48 pm
Although I don't support anything that hurts anyone or any living thing, I feel so very uncomfortable about banning books. I saw the covers of the books on the youtube video, but, with the exception of one, I couldn't really get a sense of what the books were about. I've signed many petitions on this site over the years, but I will have to pass on this one because of my opinion regarding book banning.
 

Sherry P. (193)
Wednesday January 7, 2009, 3:21 pm
Thats too bad Vill. Perhaps you would change your mind after reading some discriptions? Beware it is graphic.

http://absolutezerounited.blogspot.com/search/label/Jeff%20Bezos
 

Pat B. (354)
Wednesday January 7, 2009, 6:13 pm
Noted, thank you, Sherry. I for one, will not give one $$$ for this so they can profit from this subject matter. Like someone said, above, it's all about the money. I'm going somewhere else!
 

Pat B. (354)
Wednesday January 7, 2009, 6:14 pm
sorry, I forgot...Thank you! You signed at 4:36 PM PST, Jan 4, 2009 Thanks!
 

Suzybell H. (199)
Wednesday January 7, 2009, 10:04 pm
They are not the only ones to sell this child erotica. Look much deeper and you will find so many others selling it as art.Thanks,Sherry.
 

Past Member (0)
Wednesday January 7, 2009, 11:25 pm
Great job Sherry! Noted,signed, emails sent and will forward. Also blogging this. Amazon.com will not see a dime from me and I refuse to visit their website. Thank you for sharing this with us.
 

. (0)
Thursday January 8, 2009, 2:23 am
Money speaks for money/The Devil for his own/who'll come to speak for/The skin and the bone?/
Thank you for posting this Sherry.
 

Pamylle G. (461)
Thursday January 8, 2009, 2:48 am
I rarely do business with big corporations precisely because they tend to lack ethics, so I won't be shopping at Amazon anyway. Boycotting is a good way to express our lack of support - it attacks their profit margin.

Like Villagetree, I don't like banning books off-hand. From the video I can't tell how many of these books are truly "pro-pedophile" or not. Would you put "Lolita" by Nabokov on this list ? Anything that discusses children's sexuality ? And what ages are we talking about ?

Yes, let's protect children, and keep the pressure on law enforcement to break up these rings who exploit children for pornography.

But let's look at our mainstream media, too, which is just as irresponsible and its effects far more insideous. Society produces pedophiles - let's find out how and produce fewer and fewer of them.




 

Suzanna van der Voort (271)
Thursday January 8, 2009, 4:25 am
Noted and signed petition with deep shame and disgust! Will also send mails.
We can'fight against dirty thoughts and minds, but we should fight against visible immorality, like child-porn movies and books, bestiality...
This has nothing to do with freedom of speach at all, somewhere we all have to draw the lign!
Thanks Sherry
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday January 8, 2009, 4:31 am
First reply~Thank you for writing to Amazon.com with your concerns. I understand that you feel very strongly about this issue.

Let me assure you that Amazon.com does not support or promote hatred or criminal acts; we do support the right of every individual to choose his or her own reading material or entertainment.

As a retailer, our goal is to provide customers with the broadest selection possible so they can find, discover, and buy any item they might be seeking. That selection includes some items which many people may find objectionable. Therefore, the items offered on our website represent a wide spectrum of opinions on a variety of topics.

Amazon.com believes it is censorship not to sell certain titles because we believe their message is objectionable. Therefore, we'll continue to make controversial works available in the United States and everywhere else, except where they're prohibited by law. We also allow readers, authors, and publishers to express their views freely about these titles and other products we offer on our website. However, Amazon.com doesn't endorse opinions expressed by individual authors, musical artists, or filmmakers.

We value all feedback from our customers, and I thank you again for taking the time to send us your comments about this issue. Although we won't be able to comment further on this topic, we hope you'll allow us to continue to serve you.

Please let us know if this e-mail resolved your question:

If yes, click here:
http://www.amazon.com/rsvp-y?c=cudvtrdf3342277669
If not, click here:
http://www.amazon.com/rsvp-n?c=cudvtrdf3342277669

Please note: this e-mail was sent from an address that cannot accept incoming e-mail.

To contact us about an unrelated issue, please visit the Help section of our web site.

Best regards,

Satya
Amazon.com -- Earth's Most Customer Centric Company
http://www.amazon.com/your-account
 

Phyllis P. (422)
Thursday January 8, 2009, 7:19 am
I have signed several petitions against Amazon. I wonder when someone is going to do something about them. I haven't bought a thing from them in years when I started realizing what they were doing. Thanks for keeping their name in the public eye and calling them on their sh--.
 

Joycey B. (750)
Thursday January 8, 2009, 7:25 am
I am not ever buying anything from Amazon again.
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday January 8, 2009, 7:50 am
Noted, signed and forwarded.
 

H Nick H. (1826)
Thursday January 8, 2009, 8:28 am
I signed petition. Salvery and abuse happens even here in the US. We have to stand up to it in every way.
 

Past Member (0)
Thursday January 8, 2009, 8:42 am
It is sad that Amazon is one of the few on-line stores that made a profit this Christmas season..record profits for that matter..The word needs to get out. I never have nor never will buy from Amazon.
 

Pastor Tim Redfern (599)
Thursday January 8, 2009, 9:12 am
Tim, thank you for signing "Protect Children : Boycott Amazon"

Thanks, Sherry....and my dear friend
Suzanna for sending me the link.
noted.
 

Kirsikka A. (107)
Friday January 9, 2009, 3:57 am
Noted, signed and forwarded.
 

ROBIN M. (312)
Friday January 9, 2009, 7:52 am
SIGNED AND NOTED IT SEEMS LIKE THIS WOULD BE AGAINST THE LAW IN THE FIRST PLACE.
 

JOSSIE ROSS (62)
Tuesday January 13, 2009, 10:21 am
THIS IS UNACCEPTABLE, CAN ANYONE START A PETITION TO BOYCOTT THEM ??????? THANKS SHERRY.....
 

Amy S. (62)
Wednesday January 14, 2009, 11:06 pm
Thanks Sherry for those email addresses and you too Kelli for being so proactive and using them...I am going to follow your lead. I was just thinking that the sales records of those books would be valuable to the FBI if they were smart enough to subpeona the records then they could get an idea of people who are actual pedophiles in this country. Just a thought...
 

michele m. (37)
Tuesday January 20, 2009, 11:58 pm
That is messed up. who in thier right minds would write or by a book like that. This angers me in many ways. I will do what I can to help in this fight.
 
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