Older versions of the Amazon Kindle will no longer connect to the Internet unless their software is updated very quickly.
The update is needed for the first generation of the Kindle Paperwhite, which was released in 2012, and all of the other Kindle models that came out before it. Amazon is warning customers to install the update before March 22. (That's tomorrow!)
Here is the article from the Washington post if you are curious:
Here is the press release from Amazon as well: