Is Amazon’s Silk browser a copyright pirate?

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September 29, 2011
Center for the Study of Innovative Freedom
by Stephan Kinsella  
Posted in Commentary

"[I]f Amazon’s computing cloud sees you looking at the New York Times home page, and it predicts, based on other user statistics, that you are somewhat likely to next click on some NY Times subpage link, then the Amazon servers will go ahead and download that next link, and cache it, in case you do click on it next, so that it can serve it up more quickly. Now this makes sense technically, but what it really means is Amazon’s servers are making copies of other people’s copyright-protected content ..." (09/28/11)  

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