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quote SPOILER ALERT! 2013-10-12 22:16
The oppressed are allowed to decide which of the oppressing class shall represent and repress them. (Karl Marx)
The Great Goodreads Censorship Debacle - G.R. McGoodreader

[Update: The book was deleted on 14 Oct. 2013]

Two weeks ago (26 Sept. 2013) I made an account here at Booklikes, because Goodreads had made an announcement about their new terms of service. Reviews could not discuss the behaviour of authors. Seems reasonable when there are plenty of GR users who write reviews containing explicit language because they disagree with characters' decisions, think Twilight is better, or cannot distinguish between the author's personality and that of his or her characters.


Booklikes would be a back-up, a lifeboat in case things went awry. But moderating reviews is a slippery slope. 

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