The President’s recent approval of privacy rollbacks now permits ISPs to sell user data without disclosure. With no more protection of your personal information guaranteed, a VPN service is absolutely necessary to defend against unauthorized snooping and data theft.
There's no better example of the convenience of electronic books than air travel. It's a use case custom-written for the medium. I'd go so far as to say that air travel is a big part of the reason e-readers -and their tablet siblings- exist. So why do airlines hate them?