Thanks for this sticky thread. Unfortunately, it has become necessary, as evidenced by the latest firmware update for the Paperwhite kindle. Hopefully, this will create a beneficial path for both Amazon and ourselves, in a way that allows us to continue to add value and features to our kindles, that benefit us and other Amazon customers as well.
Originally Posted by ixtab
... If a significant portion of the people just abused these features, then sooner or later, they would simply disappear - for everyone.
For more information about this problem, read about "Tragedy of the Commons" here: