Saturday, July 18, 2009

Bye-bye, Big Brother

You may not have heard about the books disappearing off Kindles, so we'll reprint an article here that we read at the tech site Mashable. The fact that one of the books was 1984 is especially apt.

Ever bought a book from Barnes and Noble, then turned around to find it missing from your bookshelf and replaced with a voucher? Bizarre though it may seem, that’s exactly what’s happened to hundreds of owners of George Orwell’s 1984 and Animal Farm books, with Amazon remotely deleting copies on user’s Kindles and crediting their accounts. More...

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