Friday, July 17, 2009

Brave New World?

Tech news on this July 17th includes the "retraction" of two of George Orwell's classic works (Animal Farm and 1984) by Amazon (NASDAQ AMZN) from legitimate past purchasers via their Kindle e-books. David Pogue of the New York Times offers an excellent perspective (see "Some E-Books Are More Equal Than Others").

Now I suppose some printer-oriented folks might just be thinking, what if I'd PRINTED my Orwell novel from my Kindle, before the long arm of Amazon reached out? (Of course, Kindle printing capabilities, limited as they are, were first discussed here in a post simply titled "Kindle Printing".

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