Monthly Archives: December 2014

Barnes and Noble: a tale of poor security practices

Being the happy owner of a Kindle I usually buy my ebooks on Amazon. They have a very large selection to choose from and normally sell all the latest releases. To my surprise they only had “Enigma of China” from Qiu Xialong in paperback and hardcover formats. Kobo didn’t have it at all but after searching for a while I found out that Barnes & Noble sold it as a NOOK Book for $10.

So far, so good or so it seemed. It turned out that Barnes & Noble has such a lax approach of security that at the end I decided not to purchase from them. You’ll find below the reasons that motivated my decision. Continue reading Barnes and Noble: a tale of poor security practices

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