Originally Posted by Quexos
It is censorship IMO ...
The issue being that some stuff is censored in the present, modern, advanced year 2011 and that appalls me. Also censorship in the past is unacceptable too but can be at least categorized as a "mistake of the past".
No, editing is not censorship. It's the editor's job to make the book saleable. Very few authors are capable of writing books that are commercially viable without the aid of an editor.