Report: Amazon Takes Down Nine Books Self-Published on Kindle by Virulent Sexist 'Roosh'

More from: | Gizmodo UK |
0

Amazon has taken down nine books written and self-published by Daryush “Roosh” Valizadeh, the notorious reactionary misogynist, virulent homophobe, and self-described “pickup artist” behind a small web-based empire.

According to HuffPost, Amazon booted nine of Valizadeh’s books from their catalogue after their reporters inquired as to whether his writing violated guidelines:

On Monday, Amazon took the rare step of removing nine of more than a dozen books written by Valizadeh from its website, including his most recent one, published Friday. Amazon banned the books after HuffPost reached out to ask whether Valizadeh’s content was in violation of the company’s content guidelines for self-published material — but not before it hit the top 1,000 books sold on Amazon that day.

(...)

Read full article » http://www.gizmodo.co.uk/2018/09/report-amazon-takes-down-nine-books-self-published-on-kindle-by-virulent-sexist-roosh/


About | Gizmodo UK |

Gizmodo UK isn’t your average tech site. Sure, we love technology and gadgets, but like any good nerdlinger, we’re also interested in science and smart design. Everything around us has been influenced by these elements, and it’s our goal to tell the stories behind these inspiring products, and to keep you on your toes about what’s coming next.

Expect to see amazing architecture you’d trade your Wi-Fi connection for; spaceships that soar to new and unexplored solar systems; futuristic automobiles and oceanic vessels that would fluster even James Bond; military innovation and eyebrow-raising government farces, and of course, all manner of geek culture and toys.

»Twitter: @GizmodoUK »Facebook: @GizmodoUK