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The Kindle Paperwhite is getting around!
February 8, 2013 | 1:30 pm

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite e-readerAmazon's Kindle Paperwhite is definitely going global: A few weeks ago, it was Canada, where the Paperwhite could be found in the Amazon Canada Kindle Store. Now it's (finally) not only shipping to Australia, where it's been eagerly awaited—it's also available (in both the Wi-Fi-only model and the 3G/Wi-Fi model) for shipping to countries including Madagascar, Poland, Sri Lanka, Trinidad and Tobago, Thailand, and to most developed areas of the world not in (cold or hot) war zones, and which don't already have their own Kindle Stores. Continue reading on Andrys Basten's A Kindle World blog......

Amazon’s Kindle Canada Plan: Half-Baked?
January 23, 2013 | 10:00 am

Thanks to Nate at The Digital Reader for alerting me to some reports from dissatisfied Canadian customers alleging that Amazon is trying to force them them into leaving the Kindle store now that Amazon.ca has launched its own storefront. From his write-up: "Over the past couple days several of those readers have reported that many Kindle titles are showing up on Amazon.com as not being available to Canadian customers even though the same titles will show up on Amazon.ca as being available." Anecdotally, I can confirm that this is true. A few books on my wish list mysteriously became unavailable, and a...