Sign the Petition—Then Check Out Alternatives to Amazon


  1. Ed Baker
    Ed Baker March 16, 2012 at 5:25 pm .

    well remembering the details never interfered with getting a post-graduated degree in<br />those free &quot;teasers&quot;..<br /><br />I jus re:scantly came<br />across <br />a neat quote of Irving Layton&#39; s:<br /><br />(lets see if I can t remember it before I google &quot;cute xxx&quot; :

  2. Joseph Hutchison
    Joseph Hutchison March 16, 2012 at 1:53 pm .

    Well, of course, Ed, you already bear the brand. They&#39;ve just digitized it….<br /><br />As for paying for the free internet, it&#39;s all those click-throughs to porn sites, I believe. Or maybe the ones to poetry sites? I can&#39;t remember the details….

  3. Ed Baker
    Ed Baker March 15, 2012 at 10:01 pm .

    if I sign this petition<br />will the E-book/Goohgle Nazi<br />s<br />brand me as a De:viant ?<br /><br />I just bought 2 of those<br />&quot;removed from the XXX LIbrary&quot;<br />books<br /><br />from the basement of the Wheaton Library<br /><br />(( Will Petersen&#39;s essay (1954) was in it (The World of Zen))<br /><br />I weonder<br /><br />is there a university course that teaches &quot;

  4. vazambam (Vassilis Zambaras)
    vazambam (Vassilis Zambaras) March 12, 2012 at 10:04 am .

    Just added my John Hancock–thanks for the info.

  5. Joseph Hutchison
    Joseph Hutchison March 11, 2012 at 3:44 pm .

    Thanks for passing the word on, Lyle. And Mr./Ms. Unknown, thanks for your link. It&#39;s a fascinating interview and seems to be typical of Bezos&#39;s mentality. I hate to say &quot;Amazon&quot; because the buck really stops with Bezos, who is pretty much a robber baron in the classic mold….

  6. Lyle Daggett
    Lyle Daggett March 11, 2012 at 5:46 am .

    Joseph, thanks for posting this. I followed the link in the post and I&#39;ve signed (electronically) the online petition.<br /><br />I&#39;ve also posted a brief item in my blog about this, also with a link to the online petition.

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