Kobo Quarantining and Reviewing All eBook Titles

New FlashI just received this message from Kobo. It sounds as though they have quarantined every title to ensure nothing that violates their content policies is published through their outlet.

Here’s what the email said:

To our Kobo Writing Life and self-publishing partners:

As you may be aware, there has been a significant amount of negative media attention in the UK regarding offensive material that became available across a number of eBook platforms. Kobo was included in the reports from media and we are taking immediate action to resolve an issue that is the direct result of a select few authors and publishers violating Kobo’s content policies.

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