Jason Del Rey

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Amazon’s New Offer: Discounted Kindle Versions of Print Books You’ve Already Bought

Amazon said on Tuesday that it will unveil a program that will let Amazon customers purchase the digital versions of print books they’ve already bought — or will buy — from Amazon, for $2.99 or less. The initiative, called Kindle MatchBook, will launch in October with at least 10,000 participating books, though it’s not clear yet how much publisher support Amazon will garner. The company unveiled a similar program for music, called AutoRip, earlier this year.


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I think the NSA has a job to do and we need the NSA. But as (physicist) Robert Oppenheimer said, “When you see something that is technically sweet, you go ahead and do it and argue about what to do about it only after you’ve had your technical success. That is the way it was with the atomic bomb.”

— Phil Zimmerman, PGP inventor and Silent Circle co-founder, in an interview with Om Malik