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‘Captain Underpants’ Complaints Beat ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ in 2012 ‘Captain Underpants’ Complaints Beat ‘Fifty Shades of Grey’ in 2012
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A constant in history since the invention of the printing press is that censorship is always a threat to publishers and authors. In more recent times, the fear of U.S. parents that children might be exposed to written descriptions of …

PayPal Agrees to Ban Books with Obscene Content PayPal Agrees to Ban Books with Obscene Content

PayPal is sparking some tension in the publishing world by requesting that e-book contributors ban books that contain ÔÇťobscene themes including rape, bestiality or incest.” PayPal notified Mark Coker, founder of e-book publisher and distributor of Smashwords, that it would …