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Amazon Patent Approved for Electronic Access to Physical Text

Amazon was granted a patent on Tuesday for its Amazon Upgrade program which is supposed to allow electronic access to owners of a physical text. It also has a “features suppression” which allows a publisher to allow some text to be viewed while hiding others such as allowing an ingredients list to be shown but hiding the instructions. Via ARS.

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One Comment

  1. Tilly Greene
    Feb 10, 2007 @ 07:19:09

    Hmmm, intriguing. I could have fun with this :-)

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