More Troubling Products From Amazon

This time, books and videos depicting prepubescent children is the issue.

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The retail giant is under scrutiny.

First The Pedophile's Guide to Love and Pleasure: a Child-Lover's Code of Conduct. Now this. Perhaps Amazon doesn't know, or maybe it doesn't care, but the distribution of products that appeal to prurient interests of pedophiles is not a good look. MSNBC.com is reporting that books and videos depicting prepubescent Eastern European and Asian girls, some of whom are nude, are listed for sale on Amazon in the U.S. and Japan. The listings are disturbing. Nudist videos from Eastern Europe appear on the U.S. Amazon retail site; meanwhile, books and videos that feature scantily clad prepubescent Eastern European and Asian girls, specifically stated by an independent website as being between the ages of 11 and 17, are listed on Amazon properties in Japan and elsewhere, and on Yahoo in Japan. That there are more books and videos of this nature on Amazon and other online retailers is highly likely. The article reports that Amazon has failed to comment on the issue. It may want to, before protests turn into criminal charges or civil lawsuits.

Read more at MSNBC.