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The Daily Memo - 3/26/07

check.jpgAn Illinois bill which would’ve required online dating websites to disclose if they perform background checks on subscribers was killed in the state house’s Judiciary Committee because it didn’t offer any actual safety, only a feeling of safety. (ars technica)

check.jpgNorth Dakota’s highest court has upheld the constitutionality of a local ordinance banning “excessive, continuous or untimely” dog barking. (FindLaw)

check.jpgA D.C. lawyer has been convicted for misdemeanor sexual abuse for making a too-aggressive pass at a woman on the metro (and the woman just happened to work for the Office of Independent Counsel). (Legal Profession Blog)

check.jpgA Florida post office employee is suing the Postal Service under the ADA because it’s forcing him to take breaks and he says he’d rather keep moving because of his arthritis. (Local 6)

check.jpgThis is despicable - Georgia’s state house is considering a bill that would allow billboard owners to cut down trees that it thinks are cutting into a perfect view of their roadside ads. (AJC)

check.jpgCory Lidle’s widow is suing the insurance company that’s refusing a full payout on Lidle’s life insurance policy, while she’s also being sued by tenants of the building that Lidle’s plane crashed into last fall. (The 700 Level)

check.jpgThe copyright dispute between James Joyce’s estate and an academic writer has been settled, depriving folks from getting an interesting trial on fair use. (The Hollywood Reporter, Esq.)

check.jpgVonage has been slapped with a permanent injunction, banning its use of technology in three Verizon patents, and possibly threatening its voice-over-internet services. (Engadget)