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Is Amazon Badmouthing Sony through a Sock? is a new website for Kindle users. It’s an Amazon owned site per the whois data.logo1.gif The first question posted by an “admin” is “The Sony readers are everywhere but have not had much success. The Kindle is more expensive but has many more feautures[sic], the most important one being wireless access to the books. Has anyone spent much time with the Sony reader? If so why do you think that it is not successful?”

Surely Amazon has more confidence in its success that badmouthing Sony right out of the gate?

Jane Litte is the founder of Dear Author, a lawyer, and a lover of pencil skirts. She self publishes NA and contemporaries (and publishes with Berkley and Montlake) and spends her downtime reading romances and writing about them. Her TBR pile is much larger than the one shown in the picture and not as pretty. You can reach Jane by email at jane @ dearauthor dot com


  1. veinglory
    Nov 19, 2007 @ 20:23:27

    Classy… not.

  2. Brooks
    Nov 20, 2007 @ 01:09:14 is neither owned by nor affiliated with We utilize Amazon’s EC2 service to host our forums, which may explain why some users thought we were connected in some way with Amazon. exists simply as an un-biased online community for Kindle users.

  3. Jackie L.
    Nov 20, 2007 @ 11:07:38

    Sounds a bit, I dunno, biased to me.

  4. veinglory
    Nov 20, 2007 @ 19:12:50

    Given that it went on sales yesterday I have trouble seeing why a grassroots effort would already be dissing the opposition.

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