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www/proprietary malware-kindle-swindle.html


From: Pavel Kharitonov
Subject: www/proprietary malware-kindle-swindle.html
Date: Sat, 31 Dec 2016 10:38:28 -0500 (EST)

CVSROOT:        /web/www
Module name:    www
Changes by:     Pavel Kharitonov <ineiev>       16/12/31 10:38:28

Modified files:
        proprietary    : malware-kindle-swindle.html 

Log message:
        backport r1.33 from proprietary-back-doors.html.

CVSWeb URLs:
http://web.cvs.savannah.gnu.org/viewcvs/www/proprietary/malware-kindle-swindle.html?cvsroot=www&r1=1.8&r2=1.9

Patches:
Index: malware-kindle-swindle.html
===================================================================
RCS file: /web/www/www/proprietary/malware-kindle-swindle.html,v
retrieving revision 1.8
retrieving revision 1.9
diff -u -b -r1.8 -r1.9
--- malware-kindle-swindle.html 18 Nov 2016 06:31:41 -0000      1.8
+++ malware-kindle-swindle.html 31 Dec 2016 15:38:27 -0000      1.9
@@ -59,9 +59,17 @@
 
 <h3 id="back-doors">Amazon Kindle Swindle Back Doors</h3>
 <ul>
-  <li><p>The Amazon Kindle has a back door that has been used to <a
-  
href="http://pogue.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/07/17/some-e-books-are-more-equal-than-others/";>
-  remotely erase books</a>.</p>
+<p>The Amazon Kindle-Swindle has a back door that has been used to
+<a 
href="http://pogue.blogs.nytimes.com/2009/07/17/some-e-books-are-more-equal-than-others/";>
+remotely erase books</a>.  One of the books erased was 1984, by George Orwell.
+</p>
+
+<p>Amazon responded to criticism by saying it would delete books only
+following orders from the state.  However, that policy didn't last.
+In 2012
+it <a 
href="http://boingboing.net/2012/10/22/kindle-user-claims-amazon-dele.html";>wiped
+a user's Kindle-Swindle and deleted her account</a>, then offered her
+kafkaesque &ldquo;explanations.&rdquo;</p>
 
   <p>The Kindle also has a
   <a 
href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/help/customer/display.html?nodeId=200774090";>
@@ -147,7 +155,7 @@
 
 <p class="unprintable">Updated:
 <!-- timestamp start -->
-$Date: 2016/11/18 06:31:41 $
+$Date: 2016/12/31 15:38:27 $
 <!-- timestamp end -->
 </p>
 </div>



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