Originally Posted by kovidgoyal
More charging for free content. They really should rename the Kindle to the Swindle.
They're not charging for the content. They're charging for the service. Anytime you pay for an ebook or MP3, you're not paying for the content. It only takes a small amount of effort to find it free in the darknet. Instead, you're paying so you don't have to go looking for it. That is a service.