Censorship is the suppression of speech or other public communication which may be considered objectionable, harmful, sensitive, or inconvenient to the general body of people as determined by a government, MEDIA OUTLET, or OTHER CONTROLLING BODY.(caps mine)
Censor - transitive verb
: to examine in order to suppress or delete anything considered objectionable ; also: to suppress or delete as objectionable
I.E. the radio stationed censored her speech before broadcasting it.
Smashwords was simply the first to cave in to the pressure.
AllRomance has changed their guildlines as to what is acceptable to be published. They claim the new guidelines only affect .002 percent of the books they carry so "very few are really being effected".
On a positive note, No Boundries Press, has kicked PayPal to the curb and is currently offering a home to all books orphaned by this situation.