Amazon is being stupid again

It’s flagging the word ‘gay’ in newly created author profiles as being “potentially offensive”, but doesn’t let the author continue until the word has been eliminated, even from book titles.

Queer and lesbian go flying past the “glitch”. Author Rick Reed brought to Amazon’s attention on Tuesday and was told that he’d hear a response within three days, which of course expires today.

It’s Easter Long Weekend redux. No doubt it will take them the weekend to get together another “Apologetic” “glitch” email. At least they can mostly cut and paste from the last one.

ETA: “The Glitch” is apparently fixed, now, no explanation, no apologies.

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