Originally Posted by rdfry
My understanding is when you register the NST it is in the user agreement that you agree to.
If you are referring to the 'Terms and Conditions', that is on the Nook itself (Settings, Device Info). 140 nook pages long, including 3rd party agreements. But I couldn't find anything like what you are referring to.
Even if it is in there somewhere, that in no way means it is a welcome or industry standard practice.
It would be totally different if the feature were there and I could 'opt in'. Some people, perversely or otherwise, like to view advertisements. I would not deny them the opportunity.