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Amazon blocked more than 150 LGBTQ-related search keywords in the UAE after the government threatened the company

1 month ago   |   By Business Insider

Amazon started removing search results for more than 150 LGBTQ-related keywords in the United Arab Emirates after the government pressured it to do so. In June, protestors staged a die-in outside Amazon's corporate headquarters in Seattle. Katherine Long/Insider
Amazon removed search results for 150 LGBTQ-related keywords in the UAE, the NYT reported.
Same-sex sexual activity is criminal in the UAE, per the State Department.
Other tech giants have bowed to pressure from other governments so that they can operate in those markets.
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