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Posted Aug 19, 2012 0:04 UTC (Sun) by dlang (✭ supporter ✭, #313)
Microsoft didn't "decide to settle" with B&N, B&N decided to settle with Microsoft. They dropped their legal defence and agreed to pay Microsoft some unknown amount of money in exchange for Microsoft dropping the lawsuit.
I was one of those people initially thrilled by B&N standing up against Microsoft. I purchased a nook color to use an an android tablet as a result of the news. But I was very disappointed to see them settle a few months later.
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