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Amazon: Big Brother Apologizes

Conspiracy theorists, and those generally unsettled by the rising digitization of the written word, could have a field day with this one. After wirelessly deleting copies of two George Orwell titles from some customers' Kindle e-readers, Amazon is offering to return the titles, or to give owners a $30 Amazon gift certificate. The error, which occurred back in July, prompted a class action lawsuit, filed in part on behalf of a student who lost his notes in the process.

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