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Amazon Celebrates The FAA's "Nick Bilton Ruling" With One-Day Kindle Sale

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November 04, 2013 AT 6:28 AM
Amazon said on Monday it was running a one-day, 15-percent-off sale for its new line of Kindles to celebrate the Federal Aviation Administration's recent reversal of a longtime policy that banned airplane passengers from using electronic devices during takeoff and landing. Nick Bilton , the New York Times journalist who had pushed for the change, received a shout-out from Jeff Bezos in the prepared remarks for Amazon's third-quarter earnings report.