Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 9th Nov 2011 16:13 UTC
Legal To anyone who has been reading anything on the web over the past few months, this shouldn't come as a surprise. Barnes & Noble is currently embroiled in a patent lawsuit started by Microsoft, after the bookseller/tablet maker refused to pay protection money to Redmond. Barnes & Noble has now openly said what we already knew, and has filed an official complaint at the US Department of Justice: Microsoft is engaging in anticompetitive practices. Update: Here's the slide deck B&N presented to the DoJ.
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by BushLin on Wed 9th Nov 2011 16:46 UTC in reply to "..."
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I live in the deluded hope that MS get nailed to the wall for this practice and bring down the whole patent troll game with them...
but then I also live in the deluded hope that some politicians work for the people they represent and don't get bribed so easily.

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