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The Daily Memo - 8/20/07

check.jpgA Federal court has denied the website Suicide Girl’s (kinda NSFW) request for a preliminary injunction against the site God’s Girls (depending on what banner image shows up, definitely NSFW). (43(B)log)

check.jpg“In unprecedented order, FISA Court requires Bush Administration to respond to ACLU’s request that that secret court orders be released to the public.” (ACLU)

check.jpgThe ACLU also won a ruling that a couple arrested at a Bush rally for wearing anti-Bush shirts must be paid eighty grand by the federal government. (Boston.com)

check.jpgA Chicago alderman has proposed a 10 to 25 cent tax on bottled water, because the city needs some cash. (Daily Southtown)

check.jpgThe Department of Justice wants to put together a detailed official list of every porn star. (The NY Post)

check.jpgThe messy lawsuit between sci-fi author Harlan Ellison and Fantagraphics Books has been settled. (Fantagraphics News)

check.jpgWhole Foods has been given the judicial OK to buy Wild Oats, despite the FTC’s protestations. (FindLaw)

check.jpgAmerican Airlines has sued Google over keyword-ads which use protected trademarks. (Technology & Marketing Law Blog)

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FYI, the circuit court has enjoined the Whole Foods / Wild Oats merger pending an appeal by the FTC.

Cheers...

While we're on the subject, the ACLU t-shirt case was a "no admission of wrongdoing" settlement, not a judgment.