Category Archives: Kindle

The rise and rise of the e-book

  Not long ago I wrote a blog about how Amazon’s Kindle, their e-book reader, had failed to provide parents with any realistic means to block access to pornographic web sites on the wider internet. Neither was there an easy … Continue reading

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“Your Kindle is Updated”

I guess last night I must have left my Kindle with the WiFi turned on because when I looked at it this morning I noticed a new and unsolicited item at the top of the list. Very simply it said … Continue reading

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A good news bulletin

  A couple of things have gone right lately. Here is the news. Shorter is better Perhaps the biggest cheer will follow the announcement that, with some determination, I am embarking on a new policy of trying to keep these … Continue reading

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A grand vision

  On 2nd May the Commission of the European Union published a very important document. It is entitled a “Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament, the Council, the European Economic and Social Committee and the Committee of the … Continue reading

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Kindle – porn slips in under the radar

  My wife and I often used to set off on holiday with a suitcase each of clothes and a third one of books which typically weighed more than the other two combined. Not any more. Two “e-book readers” do … Continue reading

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