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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 “obscene themes including rape, bestiality or incest.” PayPal notified Mark Coker, founder of e-book publisher and distributor of Smashwords, that it would limit “the company’s PayPal account unless Smashwords removed from its Web site e-books “containing themes of rape, incest, bestiality and …

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