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The Daily Memo - 3/22/07

check.jpgHopefully something good comes of this - the Copyright Royalty Board has agreed to listen to the objections to its new royalty rate for internet radio stations, a royalty scheme which would likely kill many stations. (The Hollywood Reporter, Esq.)

check.jpgAbove the Law is getting timely with its next hotties contest, taking on the U.S. Attorneys. (Above the Law)

check.jpgSlate’s Dahlia Lithwick asks a very amusing question in light of the Attorney General scandal: “What if Alberto Gonzales and Harriet Miers had been confirmed to the Supreme Court?” (Slate)

check.jpg“Viacom’s hypocrisy could defuse YouTube lawsuit.” (Gizmodo)

check.jpgXM and Sirius are both being sued for patent infringement. (Engadget)

check.jpgKinderStart’s lawsuit against Google has been given the ol’ heave-ho. (43(B)log)

check.jpgA Los Angeles judge has ruled that “Oscar” (as in the movie award) may be a generic term in Italian. (The Hollywood Reporter, Esq.)

check.jpgThe murder trial of a Georgia man over a courthouse shooting has been suspended because the state can’t afford to pay for the man’s defense. (CNN)