Electronic autodafé or Why books should remain printed on paper

Tempted about Amazon’s Kindle? maybe you should have a look at this story: “Amazon Erases Orwell Books From Kindle“. There is a word for that, at least in French: it’s an “autodafé”. It reminds dark parts of our recent history. However, burning books is really less convenient and takes much more time than erasing electronic books. So I guess I’ll stick with plain paper books.

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