Well Amazon has taken a hard stance on Author on Author reviews in these recent months, so much that they have taken to bring them down. Now I kinda get where Amazon is going with this, they want the word of mouth coming from the readers not by other authors who might be giving a positive review when there shouldn’t be one. This is their way of keeping the playing ground fare. But that’s kinda a lie in itsef coming from Amazon.
A lot of authors have spoken out why their reviews of other popular books haven’t been struck down, in their eyes we’re apart of the industry, so why not ban the reviews of those books. And that’s where the biggest gripe lies in this new tactic of theirs. It’s not keeping it fare when your only gunning for indie artist.
This new stance can be pushed either to kill sales or drive the indie artist out of Amazon. Either way this is a step towards censorship, one that no one needs.
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