Elon Musk calls for breakup of Amazon
Tesla CEO Elon Musk tweeted that it’s time to break up Amazon, calling it a monopoly.
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On Thursday, the CEO of Tesla and SpaceX tweeted that Amazon should be broken up because “monopolies are wrong” after the company reportedly censored the publication of a book about the coronavirus.
Earlier in the day, reporter Alex Berenson tweeted a picture of the email that Amazon’s Kindle Direct Publishing sent about the book, called “Unreported Truths about COVID-19 and Lockdowns.”
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In the email, Kindle Direct Publishing said that the book, which specifically focused on death counts and estimates, “does not comply with our guidelines,” according to the tweet.
“As a result we are not offering your book for sale,” the email said.
Along with the picture, Berenson’s tweet said: “Oh f— me. I can’t believe it. They censored it.”