So far, I feel like I'm being trolled by the universe with a book that has every single trope I hate from a certain kind of science fiction. 1997 called, and it wants its technopanic about ereaders back.
Also, let's sit down and talk seriously about how ubiquitous any given technological device is, especially on a global scale. Even on a scale that includes the vast number of Americans who live near or below the poverty line. Then get back to me about how likely this scenario is.
I think I'm going to keep spite reading though?