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This article was quite interesting partly because of the topics he touched on and partly because i had never heard of amazon deleting items from people’s kindles.  Ulin makes a point to say its not the problem that amazon did erase people’s items, but that they can do it.  I agree with his statement that the company should not be allowed to remove an item a person has already purchased.  The company should leave the product out on the consumers’ kindles and deal with the consequences that follow.  The company should have paid more attention to who they were getting their product from before they sold the item.  As for Ulin’s thoughts on de-ranking certain writers for their sexuality, the company owns te product, and it is their right to do what they want with it.  It may not be fair to those writers, but it is the way ownership works.  One thing I did not like about this article is that Ulin talks about how Amazon is changing the books and history.  It is not like Amazon owns every copy ever made of that book and they are changing the story to brainwash the community.  The way he puts it makes it sound like The Book of Eli where the people round up and burn every bible they can find and destroy them so the people do not know about it.  Amazon deleted a book from the public that was not theirs to sell.  This most likely avoided many law suits against their company for selling or displaying ownership of an item they did not own.


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