A Stephen King story just for the Kindle 2?

It’s unclear whether this will be a permanent exclusivity arrangement or for a limited period. According to the WSJ, the new story features a Kindle-style ebook reader playing an unspecified role

Oh, if only Stephen King would write a story about a DRM server that became self-aware, killing millions before a plucky little hero saved the day and showed us all a new business model for infinite goods.

I’m actually a big fan of Stephen King, and this is a cool promotion.  What would be even cooler is if Amazon had just paid him to write the story, then released it to the world for free.  After a few months, less maybe, they could still sell paper copies of the book.  Everyone wins.

Article: Kindle 2 to debut with exclusive Stephen King story? – SlashGear.

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