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At 10:28pm on January 9, 2010, Little Name Atheist said…
Felicitations on this day of your nativity.
At 2:22am on January 9, 2009, Crystal Shard said…
Happy Birthday Ben :-)
At 12:50am on January 8, 2009, Shlarg said…
Happy birthday !
At 7:15pm on September 19, 2008, Kevin said…
Welcome Benjamin. Good to see other strong atheists joining.

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Jacqueline Sarah Homan commented on Ben Q Chappell's blog post Amazon and the Kindle reveal their double-plus-ungood side...
"I have a flat, non-negotiable rule - if I can't back a file up or copy it between devices, then that file is mere vapour that can't be relied on and I want to have nothing to do with it. If a vendor decides that you as a consumer have no…"
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Jason Spicer commented on Ben Q Chappell's blog post Amazon and the Kindle reveal their double-plus-ungood side...
"Well, that's bogus, for the reasons you state, as well as for the reason that Amazon could go out of business, leaving you with an inert device."
Jul 19, 2009
Jason Spicer commented on Ben Q Chappell's blog post Amazon and the Kindle reveal their double-plus-ungood side...
"I'm not so sure I'd go as far as ripping them off, but I have definitely decided to boycott DRM as much as I can. I agree that the Orwellian angle is something to take seriously, but pragmatically speaking, when companies go out of…"
Jul 18, 2009

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Amazon and the Kindle reveal their double-plus-ungood side...

Posted on July 18, 2009 at 10:57am 5 Comments

http://pogue.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/07/17/some-e-books-are-more-equal-than-others/

From the article:

"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."
 
 
 

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