Silicon Valley is full of logical absolutists, people who will follow a line of argument wherever it goes, no matter what the human repercussions. It's a place where some seriously propose seceding from the U.S. to create a technological utopia, free of meddlesome government and the inferior majority.
Do you own a Kindle? If so, check your e-mail inbox because there's a good chance you received a nice little present from Amazon.com. If you bought an e-book from certain publishers-Simon Schuster, Hachette, Penguin, Macmillan, or HarperCollins-between April 1, 2010, and May 21, 2012, you will be