Amazon… A virtual marketplace, or Big Brother?.

Good Morning friends..this was brought to my attention by a concerned friend. Although I have not experienced this personally,  it does concern me. How does a company that thrives on the reviews of products deem it “justifiable” to not allow a review of a book because the person reviewing the book “knows” the author yet will not explain how they have knowledge of how this? If online activity or interactions are how they are determining this then I am in big trouble because I follow a LOT of authors via social as well. What about bloggers? Ones that are given ARCs to review? Will we soon fall victim to this fate? Amazon you have some ‘splaining to do…