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The Daily Memo - 3/20/07

check.jpgMichael Strahan, of the New York Giants, has been scolded by a judge for not paying the $6.5 million he owes his ex-wife and, as an Eagles fan, I love seeing judges acknowledge that Giants players act in “bad faith.” (SI)

check.jpgThis headline speaks for itself: “Men sentenced for running castration ‘dungeon.’” (CNN)

check.jpgLawrence Lessig had a great op-ed piece in Sunday’s NY Times, talking about the copyright muck-a-muck that’s at play in Viacom’s $1 billion lawsuit against YouTube. (NY Times)

check.jpgMeanwhile, Viacom itself is now being sued by folks who were threatened over content they allegedly posted on YouTube, as they claim Viacom was asserting ownership rights in things it didn’t even own. (Download Squad)

check.jpgA Michigan man may not be able to achieve his goal of riding his lawnmower across the country for charity because a Vermont police officer said he can’t have it on the road unless it has a license plate and is registered with the DMV. (LSJ.com)

check.jpgMicrosoft’s patent for the File Allocation Table (us nerds out there know what this is) has been declared invalid. (Heise)

check.jpgThe former owner of the Denver Broncos has, once again, seen a court stifle his attempts to get the current owner to resell a portion of the team back to him. (SI)

check.jpg“Why are judges citing fewer law review articles?” (Concurring Opinions)