Friday, July 17, 2009

So much for the Kindle and to think I thought I wanted it." Today, Amazon removed George Orwell's 1984 and Animal Farm from its Kindle e-book store. The company also went ahead and removed any digital trace of the books, too-striking them from both users' digital lockers and from Kindle devices. This disturbing, Orwellian move underscores how, in spite of comments otherwise, a purchase in the digital realm can't be compared to physical ownership of content." Read it all, then curl up with the real thing.

Amazon Removes E-Books From Kindle Store, Revokes Ownership - PC World

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