A Michigan high school senior has sued Amazon.com Inc. over its deletion of copies of George Orwell's classic novel 1984 from the Kindle eBook reader, claiming the deletion has affected his studies, reports the Wall Street Journal. The suit, which seeks class-action status, claims that when the company wirelessly deleted the text from Justin D. Gawronski's Kindle earlier this month, it also deleted the notes he had taken on the device for his homework. The suit seeks to prevent Amazon from again deleting books from Kindles. It also seeks monetary relief for people like Gawronski who lost work from the...

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