Monday, July 31, 2006

Slightly Off Topic Sports Fun

First, it's entertaining to see the Jamail video finding its way to Deadspin.

Second, also from Deadspin, a Colorado attorney is suing various online fantasy football providers under New Jersey law, claiming that they are in fact providing online gambling illegally.  Tech Law Advisor has the complaint; and the lawyer has a press release.  I suppose if some sites get enjoined, I might not be as embarrassed in my leagues this year...

http://lawprofessors.typepad.com/tortsprof/2006/07/slightly_off_to.html

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