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Breaking: Amazon Calls GLBT Issues a 'Glitch,' Promises Fix

Amazon.com's move to list GLBT titles as adult caused a storm of protests and #amazonfail posts on twitter. CarnalNation contacted Amazon for an official comment and asked if the move was in response to pressure from the right. We received a reply from Patty Smith, Director of Corporate Communications at Amazon. Ms Smith says, "There was a glitch in our systems and it's being fixed."  

The fact that we got a reply in less than an hour at 10 p.m. on a Sunday indicates to us that Amazon is taking the issue seriously.

[Update the issue turned out to be a hack. A "cross site scripting" attack that had innocent users flagging books without knowing it]

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