That classic book that you want to read? There may be a number of different versions… some bad translations, some under copyright in the US, but not elsewhere, and many other problems. This article was fascinating, and scary as well, as it spells out a problem that is likely to continue to get far worse over the coming years.

ENM NEWS – SAN FRANCISCO — In George Orwell’s “1984,” the classics of literature are rewritten into Newspeak, a revision and reduction of the language meant to make bad thoughts literally unthinkable.

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