Kindle Hackers Are Disabling Tracking and Ads

And installing ‘Zork’ while they’re at it

Illustration: Simoul Alva

IIt’s easy to make the case for a Kindle. It’s portable, you can read it in the dark, and it makes it dumb easy to download a book from Amazon almost instantaneously. But it’s still a device, standardized in a few different forms — the Oasis, the Paperwhite, and so on — lacking the personal touches you’d get in a book…