January 30, 2001
New York Law Journal: Court upholds dismissal of claims against Seinfeld creators
Lexington Herald-Leader: Danville Dairy Queen is paid with a $200 bill bearing Bush likeness
January 29, 2001
January 28, 2001
January 27, 2001
SatireWire.com: Parker Bros. replaces Monopoly money with cheaper Euro
U.S. Senator Russ Feingold (of Wisconsin, obviously) was busy this week ... he introduced 17 bills, including the Democracy for Dairy Producers Act, the Dairy Farmer Viability Act, the Dairy Promotion Fairness Act, and (my personal favorite) the Quality Cheese Act of 2001.
January 26, 2001
January 25, 2001
Press release: Despair, Inc. secures official trademark registration for ":-(", announces plans to sue millions for trademark infringement (also see TM registration)
January 24, 2001
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January 23, 2001
CNET: FTC drops probe into DoubleClick privacy practices (also see InfoWorld report)