Jimmy Wales <jwales(a)bomis.com> writes:
We already list Amazon and several others,
Unfortunately, that's not the "we" I seem to belong to.
and we've consciously made the choice not to
boycott anyone or have
any particular editorial policy on this.
There are many, many more bookstores, give them a chance!
I think that's the right thing to do, because
it's really outside our
mission to make controversial political statements about booksellers.
Refusing to take a posisition is a political statement, too. The
classical encyclopaedians took a position: they promoted enlightment.
But "we" seem to tell the user, it does not matter where to buy books.
If you think they are not evildoers, then there seems
to be no
problem. If you think that they *are* evildoers, then at least this
will help to reduce their profits.
No, it will not: you just spend some marketing money to increase your
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