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From Bonnie Hendricks <bonniehendri...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: (OT) Re: AOO, pdf and kindle
Date Fri, 08 Jun 2012 14:57:29 GMT
I think you just don't understand how Kindle works ... Not just anyone can
upload or access whatever is there.
On Jun 8, 2012 1:14 AM, "Mike Scott" <mike@scottsonline.org.uk> wrote:

> On 07/06/12 18:13, Bonnie Hendricks wrote:
>
>> Not sure I understand you, Mike. I an an author. To get one's book on
>> Kindle, one must upload it from their computer to amazing's Kindle
>> converter. No email involved. Just sending the completed file.
>> On Jun 7, 2012 9:53 AM, "Mike Scott"<mike@scottsonline.org.**uk<mike@scottsonline.org.uk>>
>>  wrote:
>>
>
> Email or direct upload, I'd be singularly unhappy at being forced to send
> all my reading material via anyone like amazon. I can't see any reason at
> all why one shouldn't upload directly (over usb or whatever) something a
> kindle will handle. Makes me suspicious if they set up a system that forces
> an unnecessary dependency; sets my privacy-o-meter all atremble. (It's one
> reason I've shelved the idea of buying one.)
>
> Can any confirm please whether this is indeed part of amazon's scheme, and
> whether others may be differently managed?
>
> (This sub-thread is well OT for this list; if no-one actually knows the
> answer, I'll drop the subject.)
>
> --
> Mike Scott
> Harlow, Essex, England
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