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Question for everyone.... I just spoke with Amazon and they told me that you should not de-register the Kindle since the books cannot be read if you do so. They recommended to me that I should simply remove the credit card after I purchase anything. This way, without the credit card number, nobody can purchase anything for the Kindle. I have not heard this in any other discussions. Is this the case?
My district if fighting me in letting me purchase them for 2 worries. One is the ability to access unfiltered content and two is if they have the ability to purchase items without approval. I was hoping that the above scenario would help with not allowing them to purchase things. And, from this discussion, I was hoping that having them disconnect the Whispernet would allow them not to look at things on the Internet. Is this correct? Any other suggestions? Thanks!
After many discussions with Amazon about this, our solution has been to go into our Amazon account onlilne and remove our credit card information from the account while the Kindles are checking out to the students. At semester break, all the Kindles are returned to us and removed from circulation, so that we may add the credit card information and order more titles. The credit card information is removed from the Amazon account when the Kindles are returned to circulation. If there is not an active credit card on file with the Amazon account the only titles the students can obtain are the free ones.