Jamie Love of KEI has an important post on how Random House has turned off text-to-speech in all its Kindle editions in the United States.
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Lots of talk online about the ability of Amazon to brick the Kindle following claims of abuses of the company's return policy.
The Reading Rights Coalition has been mounting growing opposition to Amazon's decision to disable the text-to-voice functionality from the Kindle 2. Cory Doctorow writes about the issue in his Guardian column this week.
Amazon has caved to pressure from the Authors Guild, who indicated that it might sue over the text-to-speech technology in the Kindle. Amazon maintained that the feature was legal, but presumably dropped the feature for business reasons.
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