But that makes it time for a fully updated version.
The new title for the digital age is simple to derive. Astonishingly, the decimal number “1984” in binary is:
Five “1”s followed by six “0”s.
So, here is the suggestion for how the updated version starts:
Thirty years after his father had worked at the Ministry of Truth, his son Winston Smith, Jr. now worked there. The big change was that Ministry had discovered that it was no longer necessary to change the memory of the truth. In the digital era, it was enough merely to confuse it.