Tuesday, August 08, 2006

Big Win for Roto Geeks

A federal judge ruled a big win for fantasy baseball managers on Tuesday. The judge ruled against Major League Baseball's claim that "intellectual property laws and so-called "right of publicity" make it illegal for fantasy leagues to make money off the identities and stats of professional players." The judge ruled that the First Amendment overruled MLB's claim, because fantasy leagues are "disseminating the same statistical information found in newspapers every day."

For any fantasy baseball (or football or basketball for that matter) geeks out there, read the whole story here.

1 comment:

Tim Ellsworth said...

Good deal. I had forgotten about this case. Thanks for the report.