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Reader photocopies his Kindle to make a more expensive physical backup

by | 12th, May 2015

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Artist Jesse England’s E-Book Backup project sees him photocopy his Kindle version of George Orwell’s 1984. He photocopied every page, one by one. He then uploaded the scanned copy to his Kindle.

It’s a specious project. It just makes you wonder why he didn’t just buy a copy of the book or visit the library and borrow one?

England explains  his reasons. He cites a 2009 incident when Amazon  removed downloaded copies of  1984 from user Kindles over a copyright

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