Saturday, July 14, 2012

From the Department of Not At All Creepy And Of Course The Cops Won't Abuse It

Did you know that your e-reader sends info back to the mothership about the books you're reading and how you're reading them?

Have a listen to On The Media's interview of Alexandra Alter (about six minutes long) and/or read her article in the WSJ.

Via Rolando's comment on the former, I see this is not breaking news -- NPR did a piece on it in 2010. Also, happily, the Electronic Frontier Foundation has been on the case for at least that long (e.g., e.g.).

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