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Amazon removes `abuse-themed` books from online store

Last Updated: Sunday, October 13, 2013 - 16:56

London: Online retailer of books, Amazon, has pulled a number of "abuse-themed e-books" from its Kindle Store following a report that highlighted titles suggesting rape, incest and bestiality, it has been revealed.

Although the website and Barnes `n` Noble both said that they are removing books found by technology news site The Kernel, a news website reported that many others still remain on Amazon`s store.

Barnes `n` Noble said in a statement the titles were "in violation" of its policy on content offered in the NOOK Bookstore and were in the process of being removed.

First Published: Sunday, October 13, 2013 - 16:56

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