Bonfire of the Banned ITs: Why you can’t get the Kindle in Canada

If you live in Zimbabwe, Myanmar or the Falkland Islands, rejoice – you can now buy Amazon’s white-hot electronic book-reader, the Kindle.

Canada, however, is still off-limits. Inc. announced Wednesday it will begin selling the Kindle – which the company describes as the best-selling product among the millions it sells – in about 100 countries around the world.

But customers in Canada are still unable to order the device, possibly because of a delay in an agreement being reached with carriers over the Kindle’s use of wireless technology to download content.

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