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Old 09-06-2012, 07:23 PM   #111
fjtorres
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Here's the NYT's report:
http://mediadecoder.blogs.nytimes.co...nd-publishers/

For the anti-Amazon whiners:
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"The Government reasonably describes these time-limited provisions as providing a “cooling- off period” for the e-books industry that will allow it to return to a competitive state free from the impact of defendants’ collusive behavior,” the court said in a filing on Thursday. “The time limits on these provisions suggest that they will not unduly dictate the ultimate contours of competition within the e-books industry as it develops over time.”
Contrary to the illusion the apologists sought to build...
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The approval of the settlement had been widely expected.
...and...
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Denise L. Cote, the federal judge in Manhattan who is overseeing the case, rejected arguments against the settlement, saying they were “insufficient” to deny its approval.
All in all, a very good day for consumers.
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