Some E-Books Are More Equal Than Others

This morning, hundreds of Amazon Kindle owners awoke to discover that books by a certain famous author had mysteriously disappeared from their e-book readers. These were books that they had bought and paid for–thought they owned.–David Pogue, NYT

The citizens whose Kindles needed rectification had purchased unauthorized George Orwell books.  So 1984 disappeared down the memory hole, and Animal Farm got shipped to the glue factory.

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