Learn to Hack pulled from Barnes and Noble | TuxRadar


In another blatant demonstration of why curated electronic bookstores are no friend to literacy and freedom of expression and thought, Barnes & Noble pulled issue #154 of Linux Format magazine as they believed it contained an article instructing people how to engage in illegal activities.

The problem is that it didn’t. A complaint was made and the magazine’s edition was pulled offline out of sheer heresay.

Until simple concepts like sharing and community can be embraced by the business world without a negative impact to its bottom line, you should never buy or accept as a gift any digital book that is equipped with DRM or other mechanisms to restrain you from appreciating its contents.

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